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Managing global compliance expectations at the Golden Arches

Joe Mont | Compliance Week - October 11, 2017

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During her 31-year career at the fast food giant, Haydee Ortiz Olinger rose through the ranks to serve as McDonald’s global chief compliance officer. She is credited with an instrumental role in the company’s entry into, and ongoing growth in, multiple foreign markets.

Olinger’s experiences include developing and deploying compliance and privacy programs designed to better manage enterprise-wide financial, legal, and reputation risks in response to regulatory and enforcement trends. Her blueprint for success: increasing policy adherence, achieving operational consistency, and bolstering financial results.

She also developed McDonald’s first comprehensive program to ensure compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local anti-corruption laws around the world. Under her watch, the company reached the highest score in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

With a record like that, what to do for a follow-up? Olinger recently joined the... To get the full story, click here.