Over the next eight years, McDonald's Malaysia looks to plough an investment of RM1.4 billion to develop 450 restaurants, and create 10,000 new jobs, said Azmir Jaafar, managing director and operating partner, Mcdonald's Malaysia.
According to a report from Bernama, while speaking at a media briefing in Kuala Lumpur, Azmir also revealed that McDonald's Malaysia is investing RM363 million to add 33 new restaurants and refurbish 86 others in the country, as part of its three-year growth plan.
Azmir also said that the company would set aside RM100 million to develop drive-thru restaurants and for the refurbishment exercise.
With a network of 262 restaurants and 12,000 employees serving 13.5 million customers monthly, Azmir expressed confidence in achieving strong double-digit growth this year.
"Last year was record breaking for us with an all-time high year-on-year revenue growth of 16%," he added.
McDonald's Malaysia has at present 82 delivering hubs, 113 McCafe's, 151 drive thru restaurants and 200 24-hour restaurants nationwide, Bernama reported.
Under the new Developmental Licensee (DL) ownership, Azmir said McDonald's Malaysia was continuing its growth trajectory.
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