Chain: Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands Agrees to Phase Out Polystyrene Foam Packaging

In another win for the health of the world oceans, YUM! Brands, Inc., the world’s largest quick service restaurant company, with global brands including KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut, has agreed to end use of harmful expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging globally by 2022, following engagement with As You Sow. Rarely recycled, EPS foam […]

Yum! Adds GODIVA Chief Executive to Board

Yum! Brands announced the appointments of Annie Young-Scrivner, Chief Executive Officer of GODIVA Chocolatier, and Keith Barr, Chief Executive Officer of InterContinental Hotels Group, to its Board as non-executive directors, effective January 24. “Annie and Keith have both demonstrated strong global leadership experience and bring proven track records in driving performance and innovation for well-known […]

Women’s Foodservice Forum Names YUM! CEO Greg Creed ‘Industry Titan’

Women’s Foodservice Forum announced Greg Creed, CEO of Yum! Brands, as an Industry Titan for his leadership and commitment to driving gender equity, investment in the future of women leaders, and notable impact on the food industry. An Industry Titan is an executive who is creating change that will increase opportunities for women and drive […]

Yum! Brands Expands Parental Time-Off Policy for Employees

Yum! Brands announced an expanded parental time-off policy as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to its people-first culture and investment in its employees. The expanded parental time-off policy offers birth mothers 18 weeks of fully paid time away from work, including six weeks of “baby bonding” time. In addition, the policy offers six weeks […]

Yum! Brands’ Board of Directors Member Steps Down

Yum! Brands announced that Keith A. Meister, Managing Partner of Corvex Management LP, has elected to step down from its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Meister says, “Serving on the YUM Board has been a tremendous experience. With the China spin—off successfully executed, and YUM’s capital structure, management team and transformation plans in place, the […]

Yum! Brands Reports Results of ‘Landmark Year’

Yum! Brands, Inc. reported results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. “2016 was a landmark year for Yum! Brands,” says Greg Creed, CEO. “Not only did we complete the spin-off of Yum China as an independent and powerful growth company, but we also launched a new multi-year strategic transformation of Yum! Brands. By […]

Yum! Brands Completes Seperation from China Business

Yum! Brands, Inc. announced that it has completed the separation of Yum China Holdings, Inc. from Yum! Brands, creating two independent, focused growth companies. Yum China will begin trading “regular way” as an independent company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “YUMC.” Yum! Brands’ and Yum China’s leadership teams will celebrate […]

Yum! Raises $640 Million for World Hunger Relief

Yum! Brands announced its World Hunger Relief effort has raised $640 million in cash and food donations in the fight against global hunger since the program’s inception in 2007.  Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort is the world’s largest private-sector hunger relief initiative, spanning more than 125 countries, more than 41,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, and […]

Yum! Launches World Hunger Relief, Featuring Christina Aguilera

Yum! Brands announced the launch of its annual World Hunger Relief effort featuring multi-Grammy Award winner and international superstar Christina Aguilera in a new public service announcement (PSA). According to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), there are 795 million people around the world who suffer from chronic hunger. Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief […]

Yum! Among 20 Top Companies for Employee Growth

Yum! Brands Inc., one of the world’s largest restaurant companies and parent of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, has been named one of the Top 20 learning and development organizations by Chief Learning Officer magazine’s 2015 LearningElite program. The company was recognized as a Gold LearningElite organization for 2015 for its unique and comprehensive […]

Forbes Names Yum! Exec as One of Top HR Officers

Yum! Brands, one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with more than 41,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell restaurants in over 125 countries and territories, announced that chief people officer Anne Byerlein has been named one of Forbes’ Top 10 Chief Human Resources Officers (CHRO). The Top 10 CHRO list was developed by Mike […]

Yum! Canada Moves HQ

Yum! Canada, the owner and marketer of the Pizza Hut, KFC, and Taco Bell brands in Canada, has a new home. Yum! Canada, which is recognized as one of Canada’s top 50 Great Places to Work, recently moved from offices at Exchange Avenue to its new Vaughan headquarters at 191 Creditview Road. The company worked […]

Yum! Canada’s the Place to Work, Says New Survey

Yum! Canada, the franchisor for iconic brands like KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, has vaulted onto the menu as one of this year’s 50 Best Workplaces in Canada. The Vaughan, Ontario–based company and its team of 85 Canadians placed No. 38 on this year’s Great Place to Work list.  Yum! Canada supports more than […]