Walid Fakih is the CEO at McDonald’s UAE. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Walid was General Manager for McDonald’s UAE. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the business, and driving future growth.
With a significant number of years of both international and regional FMCG management experience, Walid is a key asset to the continuous growth, development and management of McDonald’s UAE, and an important member of the management team.
Prior to his appointment as General Manager, Walid worked as a Supply Chain Director for McDonald in the UAE. He also previously worked as a Supply Chain Administrator at the McDonald’s France distribution center before relocating to the UAE as a Business Development Manager for McDonald’s UAE. Prior to that, Walid gained experience in the FMCG industry during his years at Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble.
Walid holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from HEC Paris School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the American University of Beirut.