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Morgan Flatley is the Chief Marketing Officer at McDonald’s USA where she plays an integral role in advancing the company’s Bigger, Bolder Vision 2020 growth strategies through marketing plans and insight-driven innovations. Since joining McDonald’s in May 2017, Morgan successfully launched fresh beef quarter pound burgers, put an intense focus on creative excellence and built the capabilities and process to put data and insights at the heart of all the marketing programs. Her intense curiosity for consumer behavior and trends both within and outside the industry enable her to devise creative campaigns and fuel innovations to reach consumers in unique ways.
Prior to this role, Morgan served as SVP, Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo’s Global Nutrition Group, where she was responsible for accelerating growth globally for PepsiCo’s flagship nutrition brands – Quaker, Tropicana and Naked. Before joining the Global Nutrition Group, Morgan was Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo’s iconic Gatorade brand and was one of they arhcitects of the successful and sustained turn around of the Gatorade business.
She has been recognized as one of Ad Week’s “30 Most Powerful Women in Sport,”named Chicago Advertising Federation’s “2016 Advertising Woman of the Year,” and was awarded Adweek’s 2015 Grand Brand Genius the publication’s most prestigious award.
Morgan is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School. She is a 2017 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Morgan currently resides in Chicago with her husband and three children.