Here’s what people are saying about McDonald’s ousting its CEO

January 29, 2015, 12:07 AM UTC

News broke on Wednesday that McDonald’s is ousting its CEO, Don Thompson, after sales continued to decline. The embattled CEO was the subject of a recent Fortune feature by Beth Kowitt. He’ll be replaced by Steve Easterbook, the company’s chief brand officer.

Here’s what people from around the web are saying about the news.

From Fortune’s Pattie Sellers:

From Fortune’s Phil Wahba:

From Buzzfeed’s Tom Gara:

From the Star Tribune’s Todd Stone:

From Bloomberg Businessweek’s Jim Aley:

And Steve Easterbook, the soon-to-be CEO: