Yum! Brands Inc. will promote David Gibbs to chief executive of its Pizza Hut global division on Jan. 1, succeeding Scott Bergren, who will retire at the end of 2014, the company said Monday.
Gibbs will retain leadership of the Pizza Hut U.S. division, where he now serves as president, Louisville, Ky.-based Yum said.
In his new role, Gibbs will oversee brand strategy for more than 13,000 restaurants outside of China and India, which are separate reporting divisions. Th