Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Yum! Brands, Inc
James Fripp is Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), one of the world’s leading restaurant companies with over 48,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants with over 1.5 million employees in more than in 140 countries and territories.
James is responsible for leading Yum! Brands’ diversity and inclusion strategies for community relations, corporate culture, workforce, minority and women's business development and the multicultural marketplace. He works with the Company’s businesses around the globe to leverage diversity initiatives in order to strengthen the recruitment and retention of top talent and expand franchise and supplier opportunities. His position reinforces Yum!’s commitment to create a workplace culture that actively seeks diversity in others to expand the Company’s thinking and reflect the changing demographics of customers worldwide.