Yum China appoints William Wang and Joey Wat to Board
Yum China Holdings announced the appointment of William Wang and Joey Wat to the Board of the Directors, effective immediately. The appointment will increase the size of the Board of Directors to 12 members, 9 of whom are independent. William is one of the founding partners of Primavera Capital Group. Prior to Primavera, William served as a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking/Principal Investment Area. Joey Wat has served as the President and COO of Yum China since February 2017. She served as CEO, KFC from October 2016 to February 2017, a position she held at Yum! Restaurants China from August 2015 to October 2016. Wat joined Yum! Restaurants China in September 2014 as President of KFC China and was promoted to CEO for KFC China in August 2015.