Mike Roberts is the President of Westside Holdings and the former Global President and Chief Operations Officer for McDonald’s Corporation where he also served on the Board of Directors.
As Global President for McDonald’s, Mr. Roberts was responsible for more than 31,000 restaurants in 118 countries. Before assuming this position in 2004, his previous positions at McDonald’s Corporation included Chief Executive Officer, McDonald’s USA; and President, West Division, McDonald’s USA.
Mr. Roberts was the Co-Founder of LYFE Kitchen restaurants, where he created a transformational, socially responsible “lyfestyle” brand whose acronym stands for Love Your Food Everyday.
In 2009, Mr. Roberts was the Vice Chairman and a Board Member of the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee. He was responsible for overseeing marketing and communications activities for the bid from the board level. In addition he was also active in areas of sponsorship, advertising, grassroots marketing and building the bid’s national and international presence in support of Chicago’s candidacy.
As the Co-Founder of Precision Restaurant Group LLC, Mr. Roberts has created a powerful Joint Initiative through which the company will deliver comprehensive, custom automation solutions to restaurant and food service operators.
Mike Roberts is also on the Board of Directors of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) and the Board of Directors of CenturyLink (CTL).