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Yum! News 2006
Oct 25, 2006 Yum! Brands Recognized in Fortune’s “Top Companies for Minorities” for Fourth Consecutive Year *** Diversity and Inclusion Drive Culture and Business at World’s Largest Restaurant Company
Sep 12, 2006 Yum! Brands Inc. Completes Purchase of Pizza Hut U.K. Joint Venture Interest
Aug 29, 2006 Pizza Hut Named Most Trusted Food Brand in India Pizza Hut Ranked #1 Most Trusted by the Economic Times’ Consumer Poll, Ahead of All Other Global Brands
Jul 31, 2006 Yum! Agrees to Acquire Remaining 50% Ownership of PH U.K.
Jun 12, 2006 Yum! Brands Recognized in Black Enterprise’s “40 Best Companies for Diversity,” Ranking One of “10 Best in Workforce Diversity” for Second Consecutive Year *** Diversity Drives Culture and Business at World’s Largest Restaurant Company
Jun 6, 2006 Yum! Brands Announces 3rd Annual Hunger Relief Marathon on National Hunger Awareness Day: June 6 *** One in Five Children in U.S. Is at Risk of Going to Bed Hungry Each Night – Demand Peaks During Summer Months When School is Out and Children No Longer Receive Subsidized Breakfast or Lunch
May 24, 2006 Yum! Brands Shifts into High Gear With Indy 500 Car of Marco Andretti on Heels of Presenting Sponsorship of 132nd Kentucky Derby
May 17, 2006 Yum! Brands Names Michael Liewen Vice President Quality Assurance: Liewen to Lead Yum’s Food Standards Council
May 3, 2006 Yum! Brands Debuts Advertising on Network Television for First-Ever Presenting Sponsorship of 132nd Kentucky Derby Five New Commercials Target Millions of Individual Investors with the Message: “The World Says Yum!”
Apr 4, 2006 KFC and Rostik’s Open First Co-Branded Restaurant in Moscow *** Hundreds of KFC-Rostik’s to open in the next five years in Russia and CIS- New KFC-Rostik’s restaurant includes exciting joint menu and complete new design
Mar 28, 2006 Yum! Brands Recognized in Hispanic Trends Magazine’s “Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity” Yum! Only Quick-Service Restaurant Company to Place in Top 50 *** Diversity Drives Culture and Business at World’s Largest Restaurant Company
Mar 13, 2006 Andrall E. Pearson, Founding Chairman of Yum! Brands, Passed Away on March 11, 2006
Feb 22, 2006 Pizza Hut Named Most Trusted Quick-Service Restaurant Company in India by The Economic Times For Third Consecutive Year *** Pizza Hut the Only Restaurant to Place in Top 25 Service Brands List
Feb 1, 2006 Churchill Downs Makes Historic Announcement: Yum! Brands is First-Ever Presenting Sponsor of The Kentucky Derby in 132 Years *** Unprecedented Sponsorship Increases Yum! Brands Worldwide Visibility, Particularly with Millions of Potential Individual Shareholders
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