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Yum! Brands Appoints Eaton President of KFC, USA

2008-06-03 Yum! Brands Inc. announces the appointment of Roger Eaton as president of KFC USA.

KFC Enters Basketball Partnership

2008-05-08 As part of the marketing initiative, KFC will launch a "Taste the Game" campaign, which will include a new box meal to coincide with the 2008 NBA Playoffs.

Yum! Brands Appoints Sam Su to Board of Directors

2008-03-14 Now vice chairman of the board of directors, Su will retain his position as president of YUM!'s China division.

Live From the Floor: Wincor Aims to Create Competition in U.S. Quick-Serve Technology

2008-01-30 As the No. 1 POS provider in Europe, Wincor Nixdorf is probably the biggest technology solutions company that you've never heard of. Tad Shepperd, the company's vice president of U.S. retail, is ready to change that.

Yum! Brands Announces an Additional $1.25 Billion Share-Repurchase Authorization

2008-01-24 This authorization is part of the company’s overall share-repurchase plan, announced on October 8, 2007, to buy back a total of up to $4 billion of the company’s outstanding common stock over a two-year period.

Yum! Appoints Chief Operating and Development Officer-Designate

2007-12-17 Yum! Brands, Inc. today announced the appointment of Roger Eaton as Chief Operating and Development Officer-Designate...

Legal Concerns Break Tomato Labor Deals

2007-11-05 Yum! Brands and McDonald's agreements with the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange are now considered moot.

Yum! Launches Global Program in Support of U.N. World Food Programme

2007-10-10 Called “World Hunger Relief Week,” the program supports the United Nations World Food Programme. During October 14-20, 35,000 restaurants located in 112 countries will be participating in some way.

Yum! Brands 3Q Profits Up

2007-10-08 Yum! Brands Inc. reports EPS growth of 20 percent or $0.50 per share.

Yum Brands 2Q Profit Rises 12 Percent

2007-07-13 Fast-food giant Yum Brands Inc. said Wednesday that its second-quarter profit rose by 12 percent, beating Wall Street projections.