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Yum Brands names David Gibbs as CEO, succeeding Greg Creed

Aug 12 (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc on Monday named Chief Operating Officer David Gibbs as its chief executive officer, succeeding Greg Creed.

Creed, who has been with Yum for 25 years, will be retiring at the end of the year, the company said.

Gibbs will assume the role on Jan. 1. (Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)