Raymond C. Mines Promoted to Executive Vice President, Franchise Relations at McDonald's USA

Sep 28, 1998, 01:00 ET from McDonald's USA

    OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan D. Feldman, President of
 McDonald's USA, today announced the promotion of Raymond C. Mines to Executive
 Vice President, Franchise Relations, McDonald's USA.
     In this position, he is responsible for working with McDonald's USA's
 five Division Presidents to maintain a sharp focus on the needs and concerns
 of restaurant franchisees.
     Previously, Mines served as Senior Vice President of Franchise Relations
 for McDonald's USA.  Prior to this, Mines was Senior Vice President and Zone
 Manager responsible for the operations of nearly 1,500 McDonald's restaurants
 in the company's Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Denver, Seattle and Portland regions.
     Mines joined McDonald's in 1975 as a restaurant manager in Newark, New
 Jersey.  Over the next 10 years, he has held a variety of positions from field
 operations consultant to staff director of field operations.  In 1984, he was
 named regional manager for the Columbus, Ohio region, before being promoted to
 senior regional manager in 1986.  In 1988, he was promoted to Regional Vice
 President, and then to Vice President and Zone Manager in 1991.
     A native of Plainfield, New Jersey, Mines earned his degree in
 transportation management from the Academy of Traffic and Transportation
 at Rutgers University.
     He serves on the board of directors of Children's Memorial Hospital,
 the Chicago Urban League and the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Foundation.
 In addition, Mines serves on the advisory boards of the United Negro College
 Fund and Northern Trust Bank of Naperville.
     He and his wife have two children and reside in the western suburbs
 of Chicago, Illinois.