Global Meets Local – Top 50 Executives Regional Executives Heading International Companies
Rank: #16

Mwaffak Kanjee

Sector: Food and Beverage
Company: McDonald’s Corporation
Designation: Head of Middle East and Africa
Nationality: American
Headquarters: United States
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Kanjee oversees business growth for 17 markets and more than 45,000 employees. He is a veteran of McDonald’s, with over 40 years of experience. Before taking up his current role four years ago he was vice president and general manager at McDonald’s New York, and vice president and general manager at McDonald’s Pacific Sierra Region. Last year, Kanjee introduced the “Experience of the Future” program to create next-gen restaurants that use technology such as selfordering kiosks, cashless payment systems, and digital menu boards.