Worldwide Supply Chain, Development, and Franchising
Jose Armario is Executive Vice President of Worldwide Supply Chain, Development, and Franchising for McDonald’s Corporation. In this role, Jose supports the AOWs in the creation and execution of their market development strategies, including market analytics, tools and metrics along with talent development support. McDonald’s Supply Chain is responsible for annual purchases of $23 billion, including procurement of all food, packaging, and premiums. Additionally, Jose’s role in leading Supply Chain includes oversight for global food safety and quality systems. Jose is also responsible for the company’s overall franchising strategy.
Prior to assuming his current role, Jose served as Group President of McDonald’s Canada and Latin America, providing management oversight for the two regions in addition to his role leading international franchising.
Having joined McDonald’s in 1996, Jose previously served as President of McDonald’s Latin America; Senior Vice President and International Relationship Partner for the Latin America region; and President of McDonald’s Chile.
He is a member of the Board of Directors for USG Corporation, where he serves on the Audit & Compensation Committees; a director of the International Advisory Board and President’s Council of the University of Miami; the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He earned a Master’s degree in Professional Management at the University of Miami and an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Miami Dade College.