Mr. Dave De Yang
Mr. Yang, an independent director and member of our audit committee, has worked for McDonald’s Corporation as a financial director and a senior director for the past six years. Since 2009, Mr. Yang has served as the financial director of the McDonald’s Corporation in China. Prior to such role, he served as the financial director of McDonald’s Corporation in India and as a senior director of McDonald’s Corporation in Asia Pacific and Africa where he oversaw the development and supervision of financial strategy and policy. Prior to joining McDonald’s Corporation, Mr. Yang worked in the U.S. business unit of Ernst & Young LLP for seven years in various positions, including as a senior advisor. During Mr. Yang’s tenure at Ernst & Young LLP, he focused on business risk management consultation, corporate M&A, restructuring of corporate internal management processes, internal audits, risk assessment, control system designs, and auditing of corporate financial statements, primarily for Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Yang has a master’s of business administration degree from the City University of New York, a master’s degree in Management and Engineering from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China. Mr. Yang is a member of the U.S. Institute of Certified Internal Auditors, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants.