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Mohammed-Ali appointed McDonald’s market manager
Luis Raganato, Regional Director for Arcos Dorados, franchisee for McDonald’s in Trinidad and throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, has announced the appointment of Jameela Mohammed-Ali as McDonald’s Market Manager for T&T. “Jameela’s appointment as Market Manager exemplifies our promise of developing local talent. She has demonstrated all the qualities required to carry out the position, lead our team and build our business in this market”, said Raganato.
Arcos Dorados has appointed Mohammed-Ali based on her outstanding performance and contribution to the company’s successful entrance in the market. Arcos Dorados opened its first restaurant in T&T in September 2011 and currently has three outlets—The Falls at West Mall, Cipriani Boulevard and Grand Bazaar. Since then McDonald’s has provided a high quality, quick service dining experience, attractive employment opportunities, business opportunities for local suppliers and even charitable support for children.
“I am humbled by this opportunity and the trust placed in me by Arcos Dorados. I look forward to applying my skills and knowledge of the market to enhance McDonald’s operations, satisfying our customers and playing a positive role in society,” Mohammed-Ali said. “Arcos Dorados is very pleased with its reception in T&T and intends to build on this growing relationship,” added Mohammed-Ali.
The new Market Manager for T&T has management experience in the restaurant industry, as well as experience in supply chain, purchasing and customer service management. She is a graduate from The University of the West Indies and is a trained lead auditor—ISO 22000:2005 food safety management systems. She is now pursuing her diploma in Law from The University of London.