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McDonald’s takes Franchisor of the Year ‘Gold’ Award

21 June 2011

The winners of the 22nd bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards, supported by Express Newspapers, were announced to nearly 300 of the UK’s franchise businesses and experts

Five winners across three categories were selected following 15 finalist presentations to the expert judging panel. The winners, revealed at the Heritage Motor Centre, Warwickshire, were felt to bring to life the most entrepreneurial, ethical franchising in the UK today, regardless of business sector, size or geography.

McDonald’s Restaurants won gold. It is the biggest family restaurant business in the world, serving over 3 million customers a day in the UK alone.

Dean Chapman, head of franchising and field service, McDonald’s Restaurants, commented on receiving the award: “We are thrilled to be presented with such a prestigious industry award. The core of our focus is our franchisees and providing them with the right support, training and development opportunities so we can help them be the best and set the standard across our industry. Winning this award is a reflection of our dedication as a team to being a leading franchisor and we are delighted this has been recognised amongst this influential audience.”

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