Charlie Robeson

Chief Restaurant Officer, McDonald’s USA

Charlie Robeson is currently the Chief Restaurant Officer for McDonald’s USA, responsible for all company-owned restaurants, U.S. Operations, Franchise Strategy, Restaurant Development, Experience of the Future and U.S. I.T.

Charlie is known for his focus on excellence, expertise and maximizing his team’s potential through consistent execution. Charlie challenges his team to “better their best” as they live out the Company’s values while driving results.

Robeson began his career with McDonald’s as a crew person in Dayton, Ohio, 42 years ago and has served in a variety of roles, including Restaurant Manager, Area Supervisor, Operations Consultant, Field Service Manager, Director of Operations and QSC Vice President. Charlie was the Vice President and General Manager of the Florida Region for seven years until he joined the West Division in 2011. From 2011-2014, he was the Senior Vice President and Restaurant Support Officer of the West Division for McDonald’s USA, which is located in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he oversaw the operations for more than 4,300 restaurants in the Western third of the United States, representing nearly $10 billion in sales. 

Charlie and his wife, Patti, have three children and two granddaughters. In addition to spending time with his family, Charlie enjoys riding motorcycles, playing golf and exercising.