Jerome Lyman is responsible for enterprise leadership in the area of food safety, quality systems, emergent issues and supplier compliance. He is based at corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, IL and coordinates both center-based and regionally based global teams through the company’s principal geographics: North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Mr. Lyman has been with the McDonald’s organization for thirty five years, much of it spent outside the United States in operations management roles. Global assignments have included Venezuela, Spain, Argentina and Chile.
Before assuming his current role within the McDonald’s Supply Chain organization, he was Chief Operations officer for the Latin America division.
He is a graduate of the State University of New York and has done graduate studies at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid and the Universidad Central in Caracas.
Mr. Lyman is married to the former Maria Carol Mella of Viña del Mar, Chile and has two sons: Estéban and Martín.