The first McDonald’s restaurant in Bulgaria was opened in Plovdiv in 1994. At present, the company provides work and enables the development of over 1,000 young Bulgarian people in the cities of Sofia, Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Varna, Burgas, Pernik, Pleven, Yambol, Veliko Tarnovo and Stara Zagora, which serve more than 10 million clients a year. Thanks to our persistence in applying good practices in human resources and training, our company has won several awards in this field. McDonald’s TM is one of the best employers in Bulgaria for five consecutive years, and twice ranked among the Top 10 Employers in Central and Eastern Europe in the Hewitt / AON survey. Our main goal is to be the best quick service restaurant in the world, to constantly increase our market share in Bulgaria and to develop leaders to manage the organization in the future. We work to achieve our business goals with a proactive approach to our operations. We are constantly committed to increasing the motivation of all managers and employees working in the company by raising the overall professional level and experience to create opportunities for personal and professional development. McDonald’s in Bulgaria received accreditation on the International Standards for Organizational Excellence Investors in People in April 2015. Acquisition of the standard helped us diagnose the organization to identify its strengths and opportunities for improvement, to find opportunities to increase our capacity for strength and market competitiveness, talent management, people retention, leadership development. Work in this direction does not end with accreditation but is a continuous process that allows us to continually improve.