Pizza Hut CEO promoted to Yum CFO

Pizza Hut CEO promoted to Yum CFO

27-year Yum veteran David Gibbs takes on new role as company spins off China operations

Yum! Brands Inc. on Wednesday promoted longtime company veteran David Gibbs to president and chief financial officer. He was most recently the CEO of Pizza Hut.

Gibbs takes over for David Russell, who had been the interim CFO since Pat Grismer left the company in February.

“David is an extraordinarily talented executive with a strong track record of leadership in finance, global strategy and brand building,” CEO Greg Creed said in a statement. “The Yum board and I are

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