Marc Carena is appointed General Director, McDonalds Russia as of July 2018.
Swiss by origin Marc joined McDonalds in August 2017 as Corporate Vice President, International Lead Markets (UK/Ireland, Germany, Australia/New Zealand, France and Canada).
Prior to joining McDonalds Marc had an extensive experience in Retail (6,5 years) and FMCG (9 years).
Marc held increasingly senior marketing, sales and general manager positions in Nestlé spanning 10 countries across Europe, Asia and Africa, culminating as member of the European Management Committee of Nestlé Professional running South Europe (14 countries).
Thereafter Marc worked in B2B and B2C Retail for the Metro Group in senior roles in Marketing/E-commerce in Eastern Europe up to CEO of Metro Cash & Carry Croatia as well as president of the Supervisor Board of the common Metro/Spar Austria Joint Venture in Croatia
Marc graduated from the University of Berne, Switzerland, with an MA in Business Administration.
Marc has a strong track record of driving success in many countries; caring about people and using his high energy and dynamic leadership style. He brings with him strong food and retail sector experience and knowledge of the system committed to further enhance McDonalds brand moving forward in Russia.
«I feel very honored to have received the opportunity to lead McDonalds in Russia and to continue its 30 years history of success» says Marc Carena.
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office of the Russian Federation, Presidential Press Secretary