Ed Rensi

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Ed Rensi
Born
Edward H. Rensi

1944 (age 74–75)
ResidenceOak Brook, Illinois, US
NationalityAmerican
EducationOhio State University
OccupationBusinessman
Known forPresident and CEO of McDonald's USA from 1991 to 1997
Spouse(s)Barbara Tyrrell Rensi

Edward H. Rensi (born 1944) is an American businessman who served as president and CEO of McDonald's USA from 1991 to 1997. He has been chairman of FAT Brands, since October 2017.

Early life[edit]

Rensi has a bachelor's degree in Business Education from Ohio State University.[1]

Career[edit]

Rensi started working for McDonald's in 1966, as "a grill man and part-time manager trainee" in Columbus, Ohio, rising to restaurant manager within a year.[2]

He was president and CEO of McDonald's from 1991 to 1997, and is "credited with development of chicken McNuggets and numerous other innovations".[1]

Since October 1998, Rensi has been an owner, chairman and CEO of Team Rensi Motorsports, a NASCAR car racing team.[1]

Rensi was CEO of Famous Dave's from February 2014 to June 2015.[1] He has been chairman of FAT Brands, since October 2017.

Personal life[edit]

Rensi and his wife Barbara live in Oak Brook, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Edward H. Rensi. "Edward H. Rensi: Executive Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2017-05-02.
  2. ^ a b "Ed Rensi | Bio | Premiere Motivational Speakers Bureau". Premierespeakers.com. Retrieved 2017-05-02.