Jan Fields

Former President of McDonald’s


Jan Fields is the former president of McDonald’s USA, and one of the most widely recognized women in business. A respected public speaker, Ms. Fields is an advocate for women’s career development and an accomplished marathoner.

 Over her 37-year career with McDonald’s, Ms. Fields held every operations position from the restaurant to the executive suite. She has been named to Forbes’ list of The Worlds 100 Most Powerful Women, Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list and the Wall Street Journal’s 50 Women to Watch list.

 Ms. Fields currently serves on the boards of two NYSE companies, St. Louis-based Monsanto and Chico’s FAS, as well as on the Ronald McDonald House Charities Global Board of Trustees and chairs the board of United Cerebral Palsy. She is also the former chair of Catalyst and a member of The Chicago Network, an organization of professional women in the upper echelons of business, the arts, government and academia, and The Committee of 200.

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