McDonald’s Australia marketing director announces departure

The marketing director of McDonald’s Australia has announced her departure from the company.

In a statement posted to LinkedIn this week, Samantha McLeod announced the news after first joining the fast food chain in late 2023.

“I would like to thank McDonalds Australia for the opportunity to work for one of the world’s most famous super brands,” the post reads.

“I am grateful for the opportunity, the experience, the learnings and the relationships. Now looking forward to the next chapter in my career and I am open to opportunities.”

McLeod joined McDonald’s in September 2023 from Coles, where she worked as the general manager brand, digital and design role. She also previously held roles at BBH London, Mother, and Lowe Profero, part of the MullenLowe group.

Mumbrella has contacted McDonald’s Australia for comment.


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