LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Yum! Brands Inc. announced the appointment of Tanya L. Domier, CEO of Advantage Solutions, to its Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2018. 

“Tanya’s extensive sales and marketing background, along with her leadership experience successfully running a customer-driven business, make her an excellent addition to the Yum! Brands Board,” said Robert Walter, Non-Executive Chairman of Yum! Brands. “We’re thrilled to have Tanya join us during this exciting and transformative time for our company as we continue to evolve as the restaurant industry’s leading global franchisor.”

Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed said, “Tanya is a talented executive with a customer-focused and growth mindset. We look forward to the insights she will bring as we rapidly transform into a more focused, more franchised and more efficient company in order to strengthen and grow KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell globally and deliver more growth to our shareholders.”

Domier joined Advantage in 1990 from The J.M. Smucker Company. She was named CEO in January 2013 after serving as its president and COO since 2010. Earlier in her career, Domier led the formation of Advantage’s marketing division, which has risen to become the top-ranked promotions and experiential agency in the US according to Ad Ag.

In addition to her duties as CEO, Domier is a member of the Board of Directors of Nordstrom Inc. and of Enactus, an international nonprofit organization promoting entrepreneurship for college students.