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Dave Simsons

Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Dave began his career with McDonald’s in 2003 as Director of Shared Services for Canada and was responsible for creating the Shared Services organization in Canada. He has held a number of positions since then, supporting Shared Services in both Canada and in the U.S.  In 2008, Dave added Information Technology to his portfolio and became an Officer of the company. In 2015 he was appointed to his current role of VP, Chief Information Officer.

Prior to joining McDonald’s, Dave’s career history includes six years in Shared Services and System Implementation roles at Sun Microsystems and four years in audit at KPMG.

Dave is a recipient of the prestigious McDonald’s President’s Award. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario) and a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).