Hindle was also McDonald's executive lead for the activation of its sponsorship of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which included a number of comms campaigns, an employee engagement programme and sponsorship of the Games Makers volunteer programme.
He worked on a series of big brand moves including the launch of the award-winning McJobs campaign, as well as a £300m nationwide restaurant modernisation programme.
Arla Foods is a global dairy giant with brands including Anchor Butter and Cravendale milk and a presence in Asia, the Americas and Europe.
Hindle, who will be based in Denmark at the firm's HQ, is responsible for developing the company’s corporate brand and reputation to support its Good Growth 2020 strategy.
Hindle told PRWeek that Arla Foods was on the brink of accelerating the globalisation of its business and the development of its consumer brands.
He added: "My role is to help develop a strong corporate brand and reputation that will assist with that growth."