Jason Clark
Jason Clark
chief operations officer
McDonald's UK

Jason was appointed Chief Operations Officer for McDonald’s UK&I in October 2016 and is responsible for the restaurant business, franchising and corporate operations. Having first joined the business as a crew member in South London, Jason has been with McDonald’s for 33 years. He has worked extensively throughout Operations and Franchising, helping the business to expand significantly and spent 15 years working alongside Franchisee Operators in numerous leadership roles, including VP of Franchising South, where he was responsible for the strategic development of the franchised business, ensuring high standards of operational excellence and franchisee partnership across his region. He was promoted to National Operations Director in 2012 leading the corporate Operations function for the UK, and then to Director of Customer Innovation in 2013 where he introduced self-order touch-screens, new kitchen and IT systems and led the UK business to realise its vision for Experience of the Future. In 2014, Jason was promoted to the UK Executive team as VP Franchising. Jason’s favourite McDonald’s meal is a Big Mac with a cup of tea.