Mwaffak Kanjee
Global Meets Local 2021

Mwaffak Kanjee

Rank: 7

Company: McDonald’s Corporation

Designation: Head of Middle East and Africa

Sector: Food and beverage

Nationality: American

Global headquarters: U.S.

MENA headquarters: U.A.E.

Kanjee heads 17 markets for McDonald's across the region, leading over 45,000 people. He has more than 40 years of experience. Before taking on his current role, he held positions such as Vice President and General Manager at McDonald’s New York, and Vice President and General Manager at McDonald’s Pacific Sierra Region. Over the last two years, the company has integrated technology into its restaurants, from self-ordering kiosks to cashless payments and digital menu boards.