HUMAN RESOURCES | Staff Reporter, UK

Yum! Brands appoints Chris Turner as CFO

He joins the company from PepsiCo.

Yum! Brands announced that it has appointed Chris Turner as their chief financial officer effective 8 August.

Turner will assume global responsibility for finance, corporate strategy, supply chain and information technology. He joins Yum! Brands from PepsiCo, where he most recently served as senior vice president and general manager.

“We are confident that Chris’ commercial experience with iconic consumer-oriented companies, particularly across the quick-service restaurant and retail sectors, will prove instrumental as we drive global growth, leveraging our unprecedented scale and maximizing value for our customers, franchisees, employees and shareholders,” Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed said in an announcement.

Prior to leading PepsiCo’s Walmart business, Turner served as senior vice president of transformation for PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America business, having led the optimization of Frito-Lay’s direct-store delivery capability as part of a broader transformation of the end-to-end value chain.

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