LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Our partner Business First is reporting that Yum Brands Inc. has named David Gibbs as its new President and Chief Financial Officer. 

Gibbs, 53, has been with the company for 27 years. He most recently served as CEO of the global Pizza Hut division. He'll work under CEO Greg Creed, starting on May 2, and will be responsible for finance, operations, supply chain and information technology.

He replaces Dave Russell, who had been serving as interim CFO. 

Yum owns the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.

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