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Notice of Annual Meeting
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
McDonald's Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be Held on May 24, 2018
|Annual Shareholders' Meeting Information
|May 24, 2018
|9:00 a.m., Central Time
|The Hyatt Lodge, Prairie Ballroom
|2815 Jorie Boulevard
|Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
|Listen to the live audiocast on www.investor.mcdonalds.com.
|You must pre-register to attend the meeting in person; information is available in the Proxy Statement.
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|The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR each of
the Board's nominees.
|Election of Directors: (each for a one-year term expiring in 2019)
|Enrique Hernandez, Jr.
|John Rogers, Jr.
|This is not a ballot or a proxy. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares.
|The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.
|Advisory vote to approve executive compensation.
|Advisory vote to approve the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditor for 2018.
|The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST proposals 4 through 6.
|Advisory vote on a shareholder proposal requesting the ability for shareholders to act by written consent, if properly presented.
|Advisory vote on a shareholder proposal requesting a report on plastic straws, if properly presented.
|Advisory vote on a shareholder proposal requesting a report on charitable contributions, if properly presented.