Christopher J. Kempczinski net worth and biography

Christopher Kempczinski Biography and Net Worth

CEO of McDonald's

As President and CEO of McDonald’s, Chris leads the millions of dedicated McFamily members who help create delicious, feel-good moments for everyone. 

Chris is responsible for driving McDonald’s growth strategy, Accelerating the Arches, and ensuring that the company’s values are embedded throughout the system as the filter through which all our business decisions are made, bringing its corporate purpose–to feed and foster community–to life.

Prior to becoming CEO, Chris served as President of McDonald’s USA, leading the business operations of approximately 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants throughout the United States. 

Chris joined McDonald’s in 2015 as Executive Vice President, Strategy, Business Development and Innovation. In this role, he worked closely with our business leaders and franchisees to identify innovative new ideas and best practices to accelerate system growth.

Chris has more than 25 years of experience working in premier global consumer companies. He began his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble, and also held senior positions at PepsiCo, and most recently at Kraft Foods where he was EVP, Growth Initiatives and President, International.  

In addition to serving on the McDonald’s Board of Directors, he is also a trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities. Outside of McDonald’s, Chris serves on the Board of Directors for Procter & Gamble.

Chris is a proud alumnus of both Duke University and Harvard Business School. He lives in Chicago, IL, with his wife and two kids.

What is Christopher J. Kempczinski's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Christopher J. Kempczinski is at least $9.62 million as of February 23rd, 2023. Mr. Kempczinski owns 34,637 shares of McDonald's stock worth more than $9,621,812 as of March 31st. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Kempczinski may own. Learn More about Christopher J. Kempczinski's net worth.

What is Christopher J. Kempczinski's salary?

As the CEO of McDonald's Co., Mr. Kempczinski earned a total compensation package of $10,847,032.00 in 2020. Mr. Kempczinski earned a salary of $963,506.00, stock awards of $4,750,129.00, options awards of $4,750,011.00, and other compensation of $383,386.00. Learn More on Christopher J. Kempczinski's salary.

How do I contact Christopher J. Kempczinski?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Kempczinski and other McDonald's executives is 110 NORTH CARPENTER STREET, CHICAGO IL, 60607. McDonald's can also be reached via phone at (630) 623-3000. Learn More on Christopher J. Kempczinski's contact information.

Has Christopher J. Kempczinski been buying or selling shares of McDonald's?

During the last ninety days, Christopher J. Kempczinski has sold $1,030,606.50 in shares of McDonald's stock. Most recently, Christopher J. Kempczinski sold 3,850 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $267.69, for a transaction totalling $1,030,606.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 34,637 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,271,978.53. Learn More on Christopher J. Kempczinski's trading history.

Who are McDonald's' active insiders?

McDonald's' insider roster includes Ian Borden (Insider), Anthony Capuano (Director), Francesca DeBiase (EVP), Catherine Engelbert (Director), Joseph Erlinger (Insider), David Fairhurst (EVP), Robert Gibbs (VP), Marion Gross (EVP), Daniel Henry (EVP), Enrique Hernandez, Jr. (Chairman), Catherine Hoovel (SVP), Christopher Kempczinski (CEO), Silvia Lagnado (EVP), Andrew McKenna (Chairman), Kevin Ozan (CFO), and James Sappington (VP). Learn More on McDonald's' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of McDonald's?

In the last year, insiders at the fast-food giant sold shares 10 times. They sold a total of 34,242 shares worth more than $8,905,209.12. The most recent insider tranaction occured on February, 23rd when CEO Christopher J Kempczinski sold 3,850 shares worth more than $1,030,606.50. Insiders at McDonald's own 0.3% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at McDonald's.

Information on this page was last updated on 2/23/2023.

Christopher J. Kempczinski Insider Trading History at McDonald's

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/23/2023Sell3,850$267.69$1,030,606.5034,637View SEC Filing Icon  
11/6/2019Buy2,580$193.81$500,029.802,580View SEC Filing Icon  
5/3/2019Sell38,729$195.21$7,560,288.0911,658View SEC Filing Icon  
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McDonald's Company Overview

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McDonald's Corp. engages in the operation and franchising of restaurants. It operates through the following segments: U.S., International Operated Markets, and International Developmental Licensed Markets and Corporate. The U.S. segment focuses its operations on the United States. The International Operated Markets segment consists of operations and the franchising of restaurants in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, and the U.K. The International Developmental Licensed Markets and Corporate segment consists of developmental licensee and affiliate markets in the McDonald's system. The firm's products include Big Mac, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Filet-O-Fish, several chicken sandwiches, Chicken McNuggets, wraps, McDonald's Fries, salads, oatmeal, shakes, McFlurry desserts, sundaes, soft serve cones, pies, soft drinks, coffee, McCafe beverages, and other beverages. The company was founded by Raymond Albert Kroc on April 15, 1955, and is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL.
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Now: $280.09
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MA: $267.86
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