Yum! Brands Appoints Vice Chairman
Yum! Brands announced Friday that Sam Su was appointed to its board of directors as vice chairman.
Su currently is president of the China division, a position he will retain while serving on the board.
"Sam Su is the pre-eminent pioneer of a booming restaurant category in the world's fastest growing economy. He is doing an outstanding job building leasing brands in China in every significant restaurant category, which is our No. 1 growth strategy," said Yum! CEO David Novak in a prepared statement.
Yum! Brands, based in Louisville, Ky., operates more than 1,200 Long John Silver quick-service seafood restaurants, in addition to Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC and A&W.