Senior Officers & Leadership Team

Scott Catlett, Chief Legal & Franchise Officer & Corporate Secretary, Yum! Brands, Inc.

Scott Catlett

Chief Legal & Franchise Officer & Corporate Secretary
Yum! Brands, Inc.

Scott Catlett is the Chief Legal & Franchise Officer & Corporate Secretary of Yum! Brands, Inc. and reports to the Yum! Brands CEO. In this role, he oversees all of Yum!’s legal and franchise activities globally. Prior to his current role, Catlett served as General Counsel of Yum! Brands, Inc. since July 1, 2018, and before that he served as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, overseeing all legal aspects of key strategic initiatives, domestic and international financings, domestic restaurant dispositions, investigations, financial disclosure issues, SEC and IRS matters, major litigation and matters relating to the Board of Directors. In addition, Catlett played a lead role in the 2016 spinoff of Yum China Holdings, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions, the largest purchasing cooperative in the quick-service restaurant industry. Prior to joining Yum! in 2007, Catlett practiced law at Frost Brown Todd in Kentucky and Milbank Tweed in New York. He earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and his B.A. from Transylvania University. He is admitted to practice law in both Kentucky and New York.