Back To Speakers Speaker Profile Daniel Padiachy Chief Marketing Officer McDonalds

Daniel Padiachy has seasoned and respected experience in Youth insights, Operations, Marketing and Strategic leadership. He currently holds the Marketing Executive position for McDonald’s SA. Daniel accelerated through the ranks of McDonald’s, and has been recognised as top performer for 4 consecutive years.

McDonald’s has been recognised as the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Coolest Brand in SA 2013 within the fast-food category, under his tenure. Daniel is committed to building a brand legacy for McDonald’s, and has been visionary to align McDonald’s strategic business imperatives to investing in the first centre of learning (McDonald’s Street Rhythm Hub) in SA, which addresses youth unemployment and equal access to education.

He holds an MBA from Wits University, and also resides on the board of the Kuwa Ajabu Foundation, which focuses on addressing gender-inequality and youth empowerment across Africa.

McDonald’s South Africa Is Growing In The Innovation Landscape By Creating A Seamless Customer Experience

McDonald’s South Africa is investing in new Technology to provide a better experience and service for our customers across all our 255 restaurants in the country. We believe that times are changing, our customers’ expectations are moving and as a business we just continue finding new ways to stay relevant. We make great efforts to ensure that at every touch point our experience is easy, simple and enhanced by innovation. Payment methods are increasing via digital technology – Snapscan, WeChat etc. Customers demand more choices that are seamless and easy.”


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