Yum! Recognizes Andy Pearson Scholarship Recipients
August 8, 2017
At Yum!, we are focused on supporting continued education and providing development opportunities for all employees, from restaurant general managers and restaurant team members to employees at our restaurant support centers. These educational investments are positioned to grow our people, personally and professionally, in order to improve quality of life and add value to working across any of our brands.
Among our educational investments is the Andy Pearson Scholarship, established in honor of our founding Chairman. Since the inception of the Andy Pearson scholarship in 2003, more than $6.7 million has been awarded to more than 3,000 scholarship recipients.
This year, 96 employees or their eligible family members received a total of $212,000 in scholarships, with 90% being awarded to our field and restaurant employees.
Yum!’s educational investments are part of our broader “Building People Capability” process, which aims to lead the industry with innovative know-how building experiences that drive and accelerate high performance in our teams and our restaurants.
Read more about our Building People Capability process, and see how culture excellence, leadership growth, educational investment and functional training fit into our employee development strategy.