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    Don Thompson (executive)
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    Don Thompson (born 1963) is the president and chief executive officer of McDonald's, succeeding Jim Skinner on June 30, 2012.[1][2] Thompson is an electrical engineer who joined McDonald's in 1990 from a fighter jet maker that is now part of Northrop Grumman. At McDonald's he designed robotic equipment for food transport and made control circuits for cooking.[3]

    Thompson was born in 1963 in Chicago and grew up near the Cabrini–Green housing project.[4][5] He later moved to Indianapolis, where he attended North Central High School.[4] Thompson is a graduate of Purdue University and holds an honorary doctorate from Excelsior College. Thompson is a Brother of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity [2]

    I want 1 less Tiny Coffin, Why Don't You? Support The President's Gun Violence Plan.

    by JML9999 on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 09:58:13 PM PDT

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