Yum president Eaten

US-based restaurant company Yum! Brands has appointed a new head of KFC USA to replace Gregg Dedrick, who is leaving the company after 20 years of service.

The new president of KFC USA is Roger Eaton, who will be responsible for the company's US$5.3 bln domestic business. Eaton has served as the chief operating and development officer for Yum! Brands for 5 months, but has worked for the company for 12 years, serving as senior VP /MD of Yum! Restaurants International South Pacific and Africa region, regional operations director of KFC SOPAC and general manager of KFC New Zealand.
Dedrick will remain with the company until early 2009 to help with the transitional period.

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