James Fripp

James Fripp
Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer
YUM! Brands
James Fripp is the Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer of Yum! Brands. In this role, Fripp, working with executives across Yum! Brands, KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill, has global responsibility for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and practices across the company’s brands, workplaces and franchise system. Building on Yum! Brands’ years of progress on its equity and inclusion journey, Fripp is focused on increasing diverse representation among company leadership, franchisees and suppliers and continuing the rollout of inclusive leadership and anti-racism training across the company and franchise system. Since 2011, Fripp has led equity and inclusion efforts, where he elevated Yum! Brands’ public commitments and partnerships including the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, ONETEN and We Are All Human’s The Hispanic Promise; activated the company’s Employee Resource Groups; and trained thousands of brand and franchise leaders around the world on the topics of Inclusive Leadership and Unconscious Bias.

Speaking in:

Sunday
January 16
9:45 am10:15 am
Javits North, Level 5, SAP Theatre
Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts are moving organizations to reevaluate the makeup of their workforce and better represent the communities they serve. This high-powered panel discussion, featuring CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion signatories, will explore today’s talent landscape and how the pandemic-era and hybrid work models are impacting human capital strategies. The panel of… Read more