LOUISVILLE, KY. — Tracy Skeans was promoted to chief working officer at Yum! Manufacturers, Inc.
A 20-year veteran of the corporate, Ms. Skeans was named chief transformation and folks officer in 2016. She held a number of positions at Pizza Hut earlier than that, together with president of Pizza Hut Worldwide, chief individuals officer for Pizza Hut’s international and US divisions, senior director of human assets and director of monetary planning. She serves on the board of administrators for the Brown-Forman Corp. and the Ladies’s Foodservice Discussion board.
Her promotion to COO formalizes the expanded position she already performs in driving cross-brand collaboration on operational execution, individuals functionality and buyer expertise initiatives, Yum! Manufacturers mentioned. She’s going to retain her present duties as chief transformation and folks officer and can proceed reporting to David Gibbs, chief govt officer of Yum! Manufacturers.
“Tracy and I share a people-first imaginative and prescient and fervour for elevating the shopper and worker expertise, which makes her the proper alternative for chief working officer in our subsequent part of progress,” Mr. Gibbs mentioned. “Tracy has been a useful strategic companion to me and our international management workforce as we’ve navigated by means of a number of the most pivotal milestones in our historical past, together with our transformation to a pure play franchisor in 2019 and extra lately the COVID-19 pandemic.”