David Graves

President, US

Pizza Hut

David Graves is President of Pizza Hut U.S., responsible for driving profitable same-store sales, franchise operations and overall performance for the brand’s U.S. business. Prior to this, Graves held the roles of General Manager and Chief Brand Officer of Pizza Hut U.S., where he led marketing, innovation and digital product and transformation. Before joining Pizza Hut, David served in multiple roles at KFC U.S. overseeing marketing, strategy, innovation and insights. During his time with the brand, KFC U.S. grew comparable sales each year, leading to multiple awards for the brand’s turnaround. Prior to joining Yum! in 2016, Graves spent 12 years at Proctor & Gamble in multiple brand marketing roles on several brands including Pampers and Pantene. Graves holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.