Thursday, April 10, 2008
Jose Armario, Group President, McDonald’s Canada and Latin America, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Betts to the position of President, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited.
John began his career with McDonald’s in 1970 as restaurant crew in Southampton, New York and then held numerous roles in the areas of operations, field service, training and purchasing throughout the U.S. organization.
In 1993, John was promoted to Vice-President, Greenville Region and in 1995 took on the role of Regional Vice-President in Tampa, Florida. He was promoted to Senior Vice-President of the Southeast Division in 1997. In 2000, he was appointed Senior Vice-President of U.S. Operations and then Global Operations and, in 2003, was named General Manager of the Michigan Region. In his most recent role as Vice-President, National Beverage Strategy, John was responsible for leading the U.S. business toward contemporary and relevant beverage offerings for consumers.
McDonald’s is the leading foodservice company in the world. McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited and its Canadian franchisees own and operate 1,400 restaurants and employ more than 77,000 Canadians coast to coast.
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