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Mr. Kenneth S. Yang

President and CEO

Golden Arches Development Corp./McDonald's Phils.

Mr. Kenneth S. Yang is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Golden Arches Development Corporation (GADC), popularly known as McDonald’s Philippines. GADC holds the Master Franchise for McDonald’s restaurants across the country. As the President and CEO, he is the authorized representative of the company to engage in business dealings with counterparts from APEC countries.


He is also the President of the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Under Mr. Yang’s leadership, McDonald’s has had 669 restaurants nationwide and is also one of the largest employers in the country. It remains committed to serving great-tasting, quality, food in its restaurants 24 hours a day.


Mr. Yang graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization and the Makati Business Club.

Mr. Kenneth S. Yang

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