Craig Williams
Craig Williams

Senior Vice President and President, The McDonald’s Division

The Coca-Cola Company

Craig Williams is Senior Vice President and President of the McDonald's Division of The Coca-Cola Company. He leads a global organization that is responsible for building the strategic alliance with McDonald's in over 35,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. 

Prior to this, Williams was the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the McDonald’s Division and led its five global business units, fostering the company’s strategic partnerships and building business development plans with the company’s customer of 60-plus years.

He joined the company in 2005, and has since held positions of increasing responsibility within the McDonald’s Division, which included the role of Vice President, United States, as well as Assistant Vice President of U.S. Marketing.

Before joining The Coca-Cola Company, Williams spent three years as a global marketing leader with CIBA Vision Corporation and seven years with Kraft Foods Inc., working in brand management and new product development.  He also spent five years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Nuclear Power Officer.