McDonald's shareholders approve chain's executive compensation

Thu May 22, 2014 9:49am EDT

May 22 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp shareholders on Thursday overwhelmingly voted in favor of an advisory measure on executive pay at the fast-food chain, where Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson took home total compensation of $9.5 million in 2013.

Nearly 94 percent of shares voted for the measure, the company said at its annual meeting in Oak Brook, Illinois. (Reporting by Lisa Baertlein in Los Angeles; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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