Senior Officers & Leadership Team
President Pizza Hut International
Vipul Chawla became President of Pizza Hut International in December 2018 and reports directly to Pizza Hut Division Chief Executive Officer Artie Starrs. In this role, he is responsible for driving the brand strategy and performance of Pizza Hut’s international business outside the U.S. Previously, he served as Managing Director of Pizza Hut Asia-Pacific where he led Pizza Hut’s largest business outside the U.S. in terms of units, spanning nearly 5,000 franchise restaurants across 16 markets. He previously served as General Manager of Pizza Hut Asia as well as Chief Marketing Officer of KFC Asia, where he elevated KFC’s brand positioning and accelerated its growth across the region. Chawla joined Yum! in 2011 after spending 20 years with Unilever serving in various brand and leadership roles in Asia, and globally, having lived in India, the United Kingdom and Singapore. In 2013, Chawla was named one of the 50 leading marketers in Asia by the Internationalist. Chawla has a graduate degree in Commerce and a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Bombay University.