McDonald's Names New President of Brands Division

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NEW YORK — McDonald’s Monday named Russ Smyth as president of its partner brands division. He will be responsible for overseeing such restaurant concepts as Boston Market, Donatos Pizzeria, Aroma Cafe, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Pret A Manger.

“These outstanding restaurant concepts are growing, and have the potential to make a meaningful contribution to McDonald’s earnings growth,” said Smyth.

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