Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Yum! Brands, Inc.
Marc Kesselman joined Yum! Brands as General Counsel in 2016 after holding similar roles at Dean Foods and PepsiCo. He is also the former General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and was a Trial Attorney for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, where he earned the John Marshall Award, the Attorney General’s highest recognition for trial litigation.
About 60 percent of employees at Yum! Brands are minorities. The company’s diversity initiatives include supplier diversity programs and a diversity pipeline to create a more inclusive management staff. They have also developed an award-winning minority-lending program to help more minorities become franchise owners.
Joined LCLD 2012
Highlights of LCLD Participation
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2015: Yifu Chen
Leadership Summit (2017, 2015)
Annual Meeting (2017, 2015)
Member: Marc Kesselman
Diversity Professional: James Fripp
Communications: Virginia Ferguson