Yum! Brands Inc. on Tuesday named Micky Pant its new CEO of Yum! Restaurants China, where he will replace the retiring Sam Su, triggering a shuffling of management within the Louisville, Ky.-based quick-service restaurant giant.
Pant is the CEO of KFC. Yum said that Joey Wat, president of KFC China, would become the CEO of KFC. Peter Kao, senior vice president and brand general manager at Pizza Hut China, will take over as CEO of Pizza Hut. Both will report to Pant.