Johnson Yohannan (pictured) has been appointed as the head of KFC Singapore, effective 1 December 2022. He will be responsible for the entire operations of the KFC business as well as sales, strategy, growth, and people.
Yohannan is an accomplished senior executive with over 40 years of global experience in the retail F&B industry helming various leading roles in diverse markets across North America, Europe, and Asia. He was most recently the regional operations director of Subway in the Asia Pacific Region. Yohannan is no stranger to Yum! Brands as he spent 20 years with the company in various roles across multiple markets.
Johnson Yohannan replaced Lynette Lee who helmed KFC Singapore from 2018. In her four years, Lee helped navigate the brand’s growth and development, especially in the digital transformation of KFC Singapore.
Nehchal Khanna, CEO and managing director of QSR Brands – franchise owner of KFC Singapore said, “We are excited to welcome Yohannan to KFC. He is truly battle-tested considering his experience and background in the F&B industry.”
“We are very confident that he will help us take KFC Singapore to the next level. His hire is also indicative of how important Singapore is as a market for us. We are very much looking forward to reaching greater heights as we continue to deliver on the promise of a brand that is loved and has been trusted by Singaporeans for generations.”