Jeff McLean, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited, joined the company in 2002. In his current role, Jeff provides strategic financial oversight and leadership to the company and its franchisees. He has overall responsibility for Finance, Insurance, Strategic Pricing, Restaurant Development, Franchising and Business Insights. Jeff currently serves as Treasurer of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Canada, and also sits as a member of its Board of Directors.
Jeff brings over 30 years of financial, accounting and franchising expertise to McDonald’s Canada. He started his career in public finance, working with Canadian Tire franchisees. In 1994, he moved to Loblaws as Manager of Reporting and Planning for their franchise division. He was recruited to Nike Canada in 1996, where he worked in progressively senior accounting and finance roles, culminating with his promotion to National Controller. Jeff joined McDonald’s Canada as Regional Controller for Ontario in 2002. Between 2004 and 2007, he worked as National Director on the Supply Chain Management team before returning to Finance in 2007 as Senior Director. Jeff was promoted to National Finance Officer in 2012, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2015, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2017.
Jeff earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Chartered Accounting Studies from the University of Waterloo and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation through the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants.