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Joseph M.  Erlinger net worth and biography

Joseph Erlinger Biography and Net Worth

Insider of McDonald's

Joe Erlinger is President of McDonald’s USA, where he is responsible for the business operations of more than 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants in the United States. Most recently, he served as President, International Operated Markets, with overall responsibility for McDonald’s wholly-owned markets outside the U.S.

Joe began his McDonald’s career in Strategy and New Business Development in 2002. From there, he moved on to roles of increasing scope and responsibilities that included regional and international leadership such as Vice President & General Manager of the Indianapolis Region and Managing Director, McDonald’s Korea. In 2015, he stepped into the Chief Financial Officer role for McDonald’s High Growth Markets.                                                         

From 2016 to 2018, Joe led the High Growth segment as President. He was responsible for 6,000 McDonald’s restaurants across China, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, and Switzerland. During his tenure, the China and Hong Kong markets were converted to developmental licenses in the largest re-franchising transaction completed in McDonald’s history.

Joe is an alumnus of Georgetown University and lives in Chicago, IL, with his wife and three kids.

What is Joseph M. Erlinger's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Joseph M. Erlinger is at least $2.44 million as of December 22nd, 2023. Mr. Erlinger owns 8,187 shares of McDonald's stock worth more than $2,437,679 as of February 26th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Erlinger may own. Additionally, Mr. Erlinger receives an annual salary of $2,420,000.00 as Insider at McDonald's. Learn More about Joseph M. Erlinger's net worth.

How old is Joseph M. Erlinger?

Mr. Erlinger is currently 50 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at McDonald's. The oldest executive at McDonald's is Mr. Brian S. Rice, Executive VP & Global Chief Information Officer, who is 61 years old. Learn More on Joseph M. Erlinger's age.

What is Joseph M. Erlinger's salary?

As the Insider of McDonald's Co., Mr. Erlinger earns $2,420,000.00 per year. There are 2 executives that earn more than Mr. Erlinger. The highest earning executive at McDonald's is Mr. Christopher J. Kempczinski, President, CEO & Director, who commands a salary of $6,270,000.00 per year. Learn More on Joseph M. Erlinger's salary.

How do I contact Joseph M. Erlinger?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Erlinger 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 Joseph M. Erlinger's contact information.

Has Joseph M. Erlinger been buying or selling shares of McDonald's?

Joseph M. Erlinger has not been actively trading shares of McDonald's in the last ninety days. Most recently, Joseph M. Erlinger sold 4,583 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $290.70, for a transaction totalling $1,332,278.10. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 8,187 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,379,960.90. Learn More on Joseph M. Erlinger's trading history.

Who are McDonald's' active insiders?

McDonald's' insider roster includes Ian Borden (Insider), Heidi Capozzi (EVP), 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), James Sappington (VP), and Manuel Steijaert (EVP). Learn More on McDonald's' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of McDonald's?

In the last year, McDonald's insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 38 shares worth more than $10,679.14. In the last year, insiders at the fast-food giant sold shares 16 times. They sold a total of 55,154 shares worth more than $15,695,243.94. The most recent insider tranaction occured on December, 22nd when insider Joseph M Erlinger sold 4,583 shares worth more than $1,332,278.10. 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 12/22/2023.

Joseph M. Erlinger Insider Trading History at McDonald's

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/22/2023Sell4,583$290.70$1,332,278.108,187View SEC Filing Icon  
11/22/2023Sell4,487$281.25$1,261,968.758,908View SEC Filing Icon  
10/23/2023Sell4,487$256.61$1,151,409.079,534View SEC Filing Icon  
9/22/2023Sell4,487$271.26$1,217,143.6210,160View SEC Filing Icon  
8/23/2023Sell4,487$282.02$1,265,423.7410,786View SEC Filing Icon  
7/21/2023Sell4,487$297.87$1,336,542.6911,412View SEC Filing Icon  
6/23/2023Sell4,487$291.35$1,307,287.4512,038View SEC Filing Icon  
5/4/2022Sell5,892$249.23$1,468,463.168,187View SEC Filing Icon  
10/29/2021Sell4,324$245.41$1,061,152.84View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2020Sell7,377$215.59$1,590,407.4315,564View SEC Filing Icon  
8/9/2017Sell10,793$154.44$1,666,870.927,318View SEC Filing Icon  
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McDonald's Company Overview

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McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States and internationally. The company's restaurants offer hamburgers and cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches and nuggets, fries, salads, shakes, frozen desserts, sundaes, soft serve cones, bakery items, soft drinks, coffee, and beverages and other beverages, as well as breakfast menu, including muffins, Sausages, biscuit and bagel sandwiches, oatmeal, hash browns, breakfast burritos and hotcakes. McDonald's Corporation was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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