Skeans holds an MBA in Finance from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and a BS in accounting from Lehigh University.

We are not undertaking to update any of these statements. Prior to joining Yum! He has been with the Company for the past 16 years serving in various finance and accounting roles. Global Business and Financial News, Stock Quotes, and Market Data and Analysis. She is responsible for the strategy around accelerating Taco Bell’s global growth in key markets. His experience spans disciplines, from global strategy to real estate, and gives him a remarkably unique perspective on the business. Brands isn’t your average Fortune 500 company – we like to do things a little differently. I look forward to cheering on David and everyone at Yum! Previous positions at Yum! He previously served as Managing Director of KFC SOPAC (Australia and New Zealand) where he was instrumental in growing the business and establishing KFC as one of the region’s most distinctive and unique brands. The fund will provide financial hardship grants to those directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including company and franchise restaurant employees. Of Gibbs, Creed said, “David is an outstanding commercial leader with a passion for Yum! franchise businesses worldwide. Johnson also previously held leadership roles at The Boeing Company and Dell. Brands CEO. Brands, with our iconic global brands, category leadership, massive scale and uniquely diversified portfolio. When Novak retired, he unquestionably left big shoes to fill.

Brands and KFC U.S. Chris Turner serves as Yum! All Rights Reserved. Brands, as it successfully completed the spinoff of its China business as an independent, publicly traded growth company. Restaurants International, responsible for growing KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell outside the U.S. and China, along with having general management responsibility for several international markets. (Photo: Business Wire).

He leads a coordinated, cross-brand effort to accelerate the Company’s digital commerce strategy, use of data and advanced analytics and emerging technologies to enhance the customer and employee experience. Brands RSC, 1900 Colonel Sanders Lane, Louisville, KY 40213, 502.874.8300. Brands’ global restaurant operations model, as Pizza Hut U.S. CFO and in various real estate and restaurant development leadership roles in KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. She leads the company’s global reputation-building and oversees global communications, government affairs and the … David Gibbs, CEO of Yum!

Brands, Inc. since July 1, 2018, and before that he served as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, overseeing all legal aspects of key strategic initiatives, domestic and international financings, domestic restaurant dispositions, investigations, financial disclosure issues, SEC and IRS matters, major litigation and matters relating to the Board of Directors. © 2020 CNBC LLC. Brands begins its next exciting chapter of global growth.” from Vanderbilt University Law School and his B.A. He is admitted to practice law in both Kentucky and New York. Yum Brands says current COO David Gibbs has been tapped as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Virginia Ferguson, Senior Director, Public Relations, at 502/874-8200, Yum! To no surprise, Gibbs already has big ideas and big plans for the role, telling Bloomberg on Monday that Yum will consider additional partnerships and strategic investments and, perhaps, maybe even another restaurant chain.
He holds an MBA and a bachelor's degree in computer science engineering from the University of Texas.

In his four years in the driver’s seat, it’s clear the Creed-led Yum has hit on these RED goals.

He will serve as a part-time advisor next year and also remain on the Yum! Greg Creed (born c.1958) was the CEO of Yum! Brands has transformed its business model to over 98 percent franchised, while increasing G&A efficiency and significantly reducing capital expenditures.
Prior to leading PepsiCo’s Walmart business, Turner served as Senior Vice President of Transformation for PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America business, where he led the optimization of Frito-Lay’s world-class direct-store delivery capability as part of a broader transformation of the end-to-end value chain. Creed, a Yum Brands’ disciple who led Taco Bell through wildly successful campaigns like “Think Outside the Bun” and the game-changing Doritos Locos Tacos launch, announced his retirement on Monday, effective at the end of this year. In this role, he oversees all of Yum!’s legal and franchise activities globally. At the time, the China business had lost much of its luster, experiencing about 10% market share loss in just four years due to changing consumer tastes and a number of food safety incidents. Brands as a friend, loyal customer and shareholder.”, “I am excited to accept this new role as we conclude the third and final year of our company’s strategic transformation,” Gibbs said. into a capital-light, pure play franchisor.