Frederick Leo Turner (January 6, 1933 - January 7, 2013) was an American restaurant industry executive, chair and CEO of McDonald's. He began his career at McDonald's in 1956 and in 1977 he replaced Ray Kroc as Chairman, then was named Senior Chairman upon Kroc's death. Since his retirement in 2004, he has served as Honorary Chairman. Under Turner, McDonald's expanded its operations to 118 countries, with over 31,000 outlets. Click Pic to read 'Behind The Arches', history of McD's!