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• The Wall Street Journal reports that Deborah Wahl, chief marketing officer at McDonald's US, is leaving the company "as part of another management shake-up aimed at reviving the burger chain’s fortunes." She will be replaced by Morgan Flatley, formerly CMO of Global Nutrition at PepsiCo.

That's not the only change taking place at McDonald's. The story says that "in addition, two other top U.S. executives will leave. Lance Richards, head of U.S. menu, will be replaced by Linda VanGosen, a former Starbucks Corp. vice president. Julia Vander Ploeg, head of U.S. digital, will be replaced by Farhan Siddiqi, who most recently served as vice president of global digital experience at McDonald’s."
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