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Arcos Dorados Ranks as 4th Best Place to Work in Latin America

Improves Two Places from 2013 Ranking

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcos Dorados, which operates more than 2,000 McDonald’s restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean, announced today that it has been ranked as the fourth best place to work in Latin America.

“Being recognized as one of the top five companies in Latin America is a major achievement for Arcos Dorados. We are particularly proud to offer great first jobs to thousands of young Latin Americans”

The 2014 ranking of companies by the Great Place to Work Institute selected Arcos Dorados as No. 4 among multinationals operating in the region, up two places from 2013. The institute selected companies that stand out for having created a consistent, high-trust workplace culture across national borders.

“Being recognized as one of the top five companies in Latin America is a major achievement for Arcos Dorados. We are particularly proud to offer great first jobs to thousands of young Latin Americans,” said Woods Staton, CEO of Arcos Dorados.

The results were based on surveys of more than 1.25 million employees throughout the region. Among the five top-ranked companies, Arcos Dorados was the largest with more than 95,000 employees in the region.

Arcos Dorados is the largest McDonald’s franchisee in the world, with more than 2,000 restaurants in 20 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. McDonald’s first ranked in a Great Place to Work listing for Latin America in 1997.

About Arcos Dorados

Arcos Dorados is the largest McDonald's franchisee in the world in terms of system-wide revenues and number of restaurants. The company is the largest quick-service chain in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has the exclusive rights to own, operate and franchise McDonald’s restaurants in 20 countries and territories of Latin America and the Caribbean, including Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadalupe, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. Thomas, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. As of December 2013, the Company operates directly or through its franchisees more than 2,062 McDonald’s, with more than 95,000 employees that serve approximately 4.3 million customers per day. Recognized as one of the best companies to work in Latin America, Arcos Dorados is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ARCO). For more information about the Company, please visit the Investor section of our website, www.arcosdorados.com.

Contacts

Arcos Dorados
Farrell Kramer, 212-710-9685
farrell.kramer@mbsvalue.com