McDonald's News Advisory
OAK BROOK, Ill.
May 5, 2004
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announced today that Charlie Bell, President and Chief Executive Officer, underwent successful colo-rectal cancer surgery this afternoon.
During his recuperation, which is expected to be brief, Mr. Bell remains President and Chief Executive Officer. He has expressed great confidence in his management team's ability to stay focused and continue the momentum that is revitalizing McDonald's business results.
All media inquiries concerning this announcement should be made exclusively to McDonald's Corporate Media Relations, 630/623-7318.Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990916/MCDLOGO
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PRN Photo Desk, +1-888-776-6555 or +1-212-782-2840
SOURCE: McDonald's Corporation
CONTACT: Walt Riker, +1-630-623-7318, or Anna Rozenich,
+1-630-623-7316, both of McDonald's Corporation
Web site: http://www.mcdonalds.com/