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Ofelia Casillas

Burger King snipes at McDonald's with lower-fat fries

In response to Burger King's move, McDonald's spokeswoman Ofelia Casillas said in an e-mail, "We know that our customers love McDonald's iconic world famous fries and we remain focused on serving them to our McDonald's 69 million customers every day around the world. " In another ...

Burger King's answer to the McRib

McDonald's ( MCD, Fortune 500 ) spokesman Ofelia Casillas didn't discuss the competition. She said the McRib, a seasonal product, was currently unavailable, but she promised that it would come back, noting that it's usually offered in the fall. "We know our customers love McRib and we ...

McDonald's Store Owners Fear Fast Food Chain Becoming Too Slow

“They can’t make the food fast enough.” In an email to HuffPost, company spokesperson Ofelia Casillas wrote that McDonald's is not in a position to comment because they "believe the original story was based on information that was leaked or obtained through unauthorized means. " ...

McDonald rolling out 'healthy option' yolk-free Egg McMuffin next month with 40 less calories than t...

When asked whether there would be an extra charge for the egg white substitutes, McDonald's spokeswoman Ofelia Casillas said in an email that the company doesn't stipulate pricing to franchisees...

Fast food workers march for higher pay Page 1 of 2

"Our history is full of examples of individuals who worked their first job with McDonald's and went on to successful careers both within and outside of McDonald's," said Ofelia Casillas, the company's media relations manager. In San Diego County, there are more than 3,700 fast food ...

McDonald's Wings: Bone-in Chicken Mighty Wings to Be Rolled Out From Sept. 9, 2013

Ofelia Casillas, a McDonald's spokeswoman, said in an e-mail this week that the chicken will stay on sale until the end of November. Thompson, McDonald's CEO since July 2012, has been looking to boost sales in the United States over the past year, and has not been afraid of revamping the ...

Why Is Obama's Department of Labor Bringing On a Top McDonald's PR Person?

Ofelia Casillas worked as a national media relations manager for McDonald's until she was hired as Perez' director of public outreach. At McDonald's, Casillas was in charge of overseeing "media crises" for the company. That would include the wave of fast-food strikes designed to draw ...

Burger King hacked

McDonald’s spokeswoman Ofelia Casillas said her company had no knowledge of the online break-in: “This incident has nothing to do with us.” The hack job was a double-edged spatula for BK, which picked up thousands of Twitter followers at the price of being the tweeted butt of burger ...

McDonald's to add chicken wings across U.S. in menu overhaul

The Big Mac seller will start the Mighty Wings rollout Sept. 9, have the items in all U.S. stores by Sept. 24 and keep them on sale until the end of November, Ofelia Casillas, a McDonald’s spokeswoman, said in an e-mail today. The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company tested the wings in ...

Chief creative officer leaves DDB Chicago

Despite the leadership changes, McDonald's spokeswoman Ofelia Casillas affirmed the relationship Tuesday. "It's business as usual for us," Casillas said. The changes at DDB Chicago come on the heels of the announcement last month that its parent company, New York-based Omnicom Group, was ...

Chicago retail, food workers strike over low wages

"Employees are paid competitive wages and have access to a range of benefits to meet their individual needs," Ofelia Casillas, a McDonald's spokeswoman, said in an e-mail. "The majority of McDonald's restaurants in Chicago and across the country are owned and operated by independent ...

Moe Lane » More pointless union protests in front of Mickey Dees.

*Her name is actually Ofelia Casillas, and she’s both a former journalist, and a former minion of Obama for America. Ach, the irony of it all! Full disclosure: I actually own a piddling amount of McDonald’s stock...

McDonald's distances itself from franchisee

"Franchisees are independent, local businessmen and women who make their own decisions around employment matters," company spokeswoman Ofelia Casillas said in an email. "McDonald's requires all franchisees to operate their businesses in accordance with all local, state and federal laws. ...

President Obama’s Campaign Headquarters

Obama for America West Regional Press Secretary, Ofelia Casillas, has been with the campaign for 17 months help managing reporter’s stories and any inquiries that they would have. According to Politico’s Mike Allen, “Prior to joining the campaign Casillas was deputy director of ...

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