Chris Kempczinski is an American business executive, President, and CEO. Chris Kempczinski is the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of McDonald’s Corporation.
Table of Biography
His born name is Christopher John Kempczinski. He was born on 26 September 1968. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Chris is 54 years old and his zodiac sign is Libra. His father’s name is Richard Kempczinski and his mother’s name is Ann Marie Kempczinski.
Moreover, his father was a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and his mother was a primary school teacher at Terrace Park Elementary. Further, he attended ‘Indian Hill High School’ in suburban Cincinnati. Later, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University, and in 1997, he gained an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Career and Professional life
Chris started his career with Procter & Gamble in brand management. He worked for 4 years in its soap sector division, before leaving to attend ‘Harvard Business School (HBS)’. And, after HBS, he became a management consultant at the ‘Boston Consulting Group’. Therefore, focusing on consumer products and pharmaceuticals.
In the year 2000, he joined PepsiCo in its corporate strategy & development group. Similarly, in 2006, he was VP, Marketing, Non-Carbonated Beverages, Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages. Further, before joining McDonald’s, Chris worked for Kraft Foods as executive vice president of growth initiatives, and president of Kraft International. However, he left Kraft Foods in September 2015.
Chris joined McDonald’s global strategy team in late 2015. In October 2016, he was promoted to president of McDonald’s USA where he oversaw the business operations of approximately 14K restaurants. Likewise, in November 2019, he succeeded Steve Easterbrook as president and CEO, after Easterbrook was voted out by the board for having a relationship with an employee in contravention of company rules.
Chris is private about his personal and love life. He is low-key regarding his personal life. However, he is a married man. Therefore, since 2008, he was married to Heather Kempczinski. And he has two children. There is no information about his children’s names. However, he surely is living a blissful life with his family, Moreover, he has run marathons. And as of 2020, he was running at least 50 miles a week.
Chris is a charming and good-looking man. He has a well-maintained body physique and is healthy. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 72 kilos. His chest-waist-hip measurements are 44-32-35 inches respectively. Further, his shoe size is 9 (UK) and his biceps size is 16 inches. Additionally, he has blue eyes and his hair is light brown.
Social Media and Net Worth
Speaking of his social media presence, he is only active on Instagram. His username is ‘@chrisk_mcd’ and has earned over 5K followers.
Chris surely earns a good sum of money. Through his career with different firms and holding many top positions, he has been able to make great wealth. He has a net worth of around $17.2 million as of 2021.