David J. Hederson
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David J. Hederson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited joined the company in 2003. In his current role, Dave provides oversight and leadership to McDonald’s Canada’s Supply Chain, Legal and Finance functions, which includes Shared Services, Treasury, Tax, Audit, Insurance, Financial Reporting and Budgeting. Dave also serves as Treasurer of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Dave has more than 30 years of combined corporate finance and public accounting experience. Following a 10-year public accounting career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), he joined the corporate finance team of The Molson Companies Limited. This led to the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Beaver Lumber Company Limited, a Molson subsidiary. Following the successful sale of Beaver Lumber in 1999, Dave moved to Arxx Building Products Inc., a specialty building products manufacturer, as their Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Dave then joined McDonald’s Canada as Senior Director and Corporate Controller in 2003. In 2006, Dave was promoted to Vice President & Chief Financial Officer and then again to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Dave is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate of the University of Toronto and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation through the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is an avid cottager, sports fan and golfer.