Yum! Brands Names New Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

by Katie Lee

Louisville, Ky. — Yum! Brands, Inc. has named Allyson Park to the role of Yum! Brands’ chief corporate affairs officer, effective August 15, 2022. An accomplished corporate affairs leader with more than 25 years of strategic communications and government relations experience, Park will join the company’s global leadership team, and report to Yum! Brands’ chief operating officer and chief people officer, Tracy Skeans.

“Allyson’s proven record serving some of the world’s most recognizable brands makes her an ideal fit for the role, and she brings a wealth of expertise about business-critical functions,” says Skeans. “The global leadership team and I are excited to work closely with Allyson as a strategic thought partner as we continue to advance our Recipe for Growth and Good strategies and elevate our people-first culture.”

Park joins Yum! with deep experience across all aspects of communications and public affairs. Most recently, she worked for Mars, Incorporated serving as global vice president, corporate affairs, for Mars Wrigley. Prior to Mars, Park held five roles in The Coca-Cola Company including as global vice president of external affairs.

A committed advocate for community engagement, Park currently serves as an advocate to OnBoard, whose mission is to increase the number of women in executive leadership and on corporate boards.

Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Ky., and its subsidiaries franchise or operate a system of over 53,000 restaurants in 155 countries and territories under the company’s concepts: KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and the Habit Burger Grill.





SOURCE: Yum! Brands, Inc.


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