经营合作伙伴，Advent International Corporation
Ralph Alvarez于2017年7月作为一家经营伙伴加入了一家大型私人全球股权公司的Advent International Corporation。他被选为董事的礼来公司董事会于2009年。
Alvarez retired as president and chief operating officer of McDonald’s Corporation in 2009. Prior to joining McDonald’s in 1994, he held leadership positions at Burger King Corporation and Wendy’s International, Inc. He held a variety of leadership roles throughout his career, including chief operations officer and president of the central division, both with McDonald’s USA. Before joining the U.S. business, Alvarez was president of McDonald’s Mexico. From July 2004 until January 2005, he was president of McDonald’s USA, where he led a team that aligned employees, owner/operators and suppliers behind the company’s “Plan to Win” strategy – the catalyst for the turnaround of its U.S. business. Alvarez served as president of McDonald’s North America from January 2005 until August 2006. In this role, he was responsible for all McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. Alvarez became president and chief operating officer in August 2006. He set the global strategy and directed operations for 32,000 McDonald’s restaurants in 118 countries.
Alvarez是一个积极的教育倡导者。他在总统迈阿密大学委员会任职。Alvarez也是Lowe公司，Inc。和Dunkin'Brands Group，Inc。的董事会成员。他此前还致于McDonald公司，Realogy Holdings Corp.，Keycorp和Skylark Co.，Ltd。担任董事会