Roger G. Eaton

Director of Molson Coors since: 2012; Independent Director

Mr. Eaton currently manages multiple business interests since his retirement as the Chief Executive Officer of KFC, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), a position he held from August 2015 to March 2019. Prior to that, he held several US and international positions at Yum!. From April 2011 to August 2015 he served as the Chief Operations Officer of Yum!. From January 2014 to April 2015, he served as President of the KFC division, overseeing KFC’s business in the Middle East, Thailand, Asia Franchise Business Unit, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Additionally, in 2011 he served as the Yum! Operational Excellence Officer. From June 2008 to February 2011, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of KFC USA. Mr. Eaton holds a post graduate diploma in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Natal - Durban in South Africa. He passed the South African Public Accountants and Auditors Board exams in 1982, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Committee Assignment:
  • Audit
Skills, Attributes and Qualifications:
  • Financial Expert
  • Global Retail Brand Management
  • P&L Management
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Experience as a Chief Executive Officer

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