Yum! Brands today announced the appointment of David Deno, 47, as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Chairman and CEO David Novak. Deno replaces Aylwin Lewis, who has resigned to become President and CEO of KMart Department Stores.
In the current climate of obesity awareness, Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, A&W, and Long John Silver's, has created a new corporate role: chief scientific, health, and regulatory affairs officer.