Most Powerful African American CEOs

America’s Most Powerful Black CEOs in Corporate America

Clarence Otis (Image: File)

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CEO Don Thompson is charged with leading McDonald’s mission to make it the favorite eatery among billions of customers. With oversight of a worldwide operation that grossed $28.1 billion in 2013 and spans 118 countries, he has currently embarked on a new, ambitious campaign to beef up customer service, marketing efforts and menu offerings throughout 33,000 restaurants.