Featured Speaker Sam Su
About Sam Su
Jing-Shyh "Sam" Su became Chairman and CEO of Yum! Restaurants China in May 2010, maintaining his position as Vice Chairman of the Board at Yum! Brands, reporting directly to the Company’s Chairman and CEO. Su had previously served as President of the China Division since 1997. Yum! Brands is focused on building leading brands in China in every significant category. Yum! is the leading retail developer in China with over 6,200 restaurants in more than 900 cities. KFC is the number one foreign brand in China with nearly 4,500 restaurants in more than 900 cities. Pizza Hut is the number one Western casual dining brand in China with approximately 1,000 restaurants in nearly 250 cities and approximately 200 Pizza Hut Home Service units by year-end 2013. Yum! China created and is testing East Dawning, a quick-service restaurant concept with nearly 30 stores serving Chinese food to Chinese consumers. In addition, the Company acquired Little Sheep in 2012, the leading hot-pot brand in Chinese casual dining with more than 400 restaurants. Yum! expects to open at least 700 new units in China in 2013.