Chairman’s age and tenure on the company’s governance committee have come under scrutiny.
McDonald’s has come under further pressure for its corporate governance after a probe by UK newspaper The Guardian.
The paper claimed an investigation highlights that the fast-food chain’s chairman is 85, while the company’s mandatory retirement age is 73.
It also revealed average tenure for members of the McDonald’s governance committee is 17 years.
In addition, the report alleged that the company made payments to companies linked to former board directors and that some board members had links to the board before they joined.
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