Washington, D. C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

November 16, 2017

Commission file number 1-13163
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

North Carolina
(State or other jurisdiction of
(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)
Identification No.)
1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville, Kentucky
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (502) 874-8300
Former name or former address, if changed since last report:   N/A

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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d)    On November 16, 2017, the Board of Directors of Yum! Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Tanya L. Domier as a director. The appointment is effective as of January 1, 2018, and she will stand for election to the Board by shareholders at the Company’s next Annual Meeting. As of this filing, Ms. Domier has not been appointed to a committee of the Board. Consistent with the Company's standard compensation arrangements for non-employee directors, which are described in the Company's most recent proxy statement, Ms. Domier will receive a one-time stock grant with a fair market value of $25,000 on January 2, 2018 and a prorated portion of her annual stock retainer. There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Domier or any other person pursuant to which she was selected as a director.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


November 22, 2017
/s/ John P. Daly
Vice President and Associate General Counsel