Tarun Lal will become president of KFC U.S., effective July 15. Lal replaces Kevin Hochman, who departed KFC in June to become president of Brinker International.
A 25-year company veteran, Lal currently serves as managing director of the KFC Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey, Africa and India markets. Lal has served in various roles at KFC and its parent company, Yum! Brands, including the general manager of KFC Africa, KFC global chief operations officer and GM for KFC India.