Milan, Italy, www.mcdonalds.it
Mario Federico is managing director of McDonald's Italy. He joined the world market leader in 1999, where his career includes time as MD of McDonald’s Switzerland. In 2014 he was appointed Chief Restaurant Officer for McDonald’s Europe (39 markets). A short time later he became Restaurant Solutions Group Officer for 9 High Growth Markets including China and Korea. In all these years as a McDonald’s leader he has demonstrated a strong commitment to running great restaurants and a deep understanding of the partnership value that comes from franchisees and suppliers.