MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcos Dorados Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ARCO) (“Arcos Dorados” or the “Company”), Latin America’s largest restaurant chain and the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, has been recognized as the fourth best Company in Mexico for gender equality in a highly regarded index developed by consultancy TOP Companies, reinforcing its long-standing commitment to equality in the workplace.
"We are proud to be one of Mexico’s top ranked companies for gender equality, reflecting our commitment to creating an inclusive workplace culture and ensuring equality at all levels of the organization,” said Francisco Bosch, Managing Director of Arcos Dorados Mexico. “At Arcos Dorados, gender equality has been a key focus for many years, and this award encourages us to further accelerate our efforts to advance gender diversity in our company and society.”
Across Latin America, Arcos Dorados has more female employees, restaurant managers, and women in its corporate offices than men. The Company offers numerous facilities for mothers, including flexible schedules and lactation hours, helping them to achieve work-life balance. The Súper Empresas para Mujeres ranking (“Super Companies for Women”) was developed by TOP Companies and Grupo Expansión to evaluate the presence of women in key business positions across more than 178 companies in Mexico.
Arcos Dorados promotes the continuous professional and personal development of women, recognizing their vital contribution and importance to the Company. The Company employs more than 90,000 people in Latin America, and fosters the standards, teamwork and experience to empower its employees with relevant skills for meaningful careers.
The McDonald’s Global Women’s Leadership Network also recognizes the significant contribution women make across the organization globally, fostering a culture where women can succeed and grow.
About Arcos Dorados
Arcos Dorados is the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee in terms of systemwide sales and number of restaurants, operating the largest quick service restaurant chain in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has the exclusive right to own, operate and grant franchises of McDonald’s restaurants in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries and territories, including Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas, and Venezuela. The Company operates or franchises over 2,100 McDonald’s-branded restaurants with over 90,000 employees and is recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America. Arcos Dorados is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ARCO). To learn more about the Company, please visit the Investors section of our website: www.arcosdorados.com/ir.