Cindy Jiang


Cindy Jiang is a Senior Director of Global Food Safety Risk Management at the Global Supply Chain department of McDonald’s. In this role, Cindy is responsible for establishing strategy and operationalize food safety risk management by leveraging internal and external insights, technology and data analytics; and collaborating with external organizations.

She has been leading the McDonald’s Food Safety Advisory Council since 2002, a forum for sharing food safety knowledge and best practices among leading suppliers and external experts. Cindy has been actively involved with industry and government collaboration on food safety. She has served on the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board since 2008. Cindy is currently a board member of SSAFE.

Cindy started her career with the McDonald’s Corporation after receiving a Master Degree in Food Science and Nutrition in 1990. She has held various positions within McDonald’s Corporation, from a Food Chemist to a Quality Assurance Manager, and a Director of Food Safety. Cindy has been actively engaged in leading the effort on harmonization of food safety standards by working with many leading food safety professionals from suppliers, food service industry, food safety standard owners, etc. since early 2007. Cindy is a senior member of the American Society for Quality. Cindy has been a member of the Institute of Food Technologists since 1989. She is a member of the International Association of Food Protection and has been very engaged in the global food safety community. To elevate food safety and quality culture globally has been Cindy’s everyday mission.