Greg Creed appointed to Whirlpool board of directors

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Greg Creed, chief executive officer of Yum! Brands, Inc., was appointed to Whirlpool Corporation’s board of directors, effective immediately. He has been CEO of Yum! since January 2015. Prior to being named to lead the parent company, Creed was chief executive officer of Taco Bell, a position he held beginning in early 2011, after serving as president and chief concept officer for Taco Bell. He has held various roles within the company, including chief marketing officer at Taco Bell, and chief operating officer for Yum!. Prior to joining Yum! in 1994, Creed worked with Unilever in Australia, London and New York. «As the chief executive officer of a global consumer business – said Jeff M. Fettig, chairman and chief executive officer of Whirlpool Corporation – Greg’s exceptional leadership skills and depth of experience make him an outstanding addition to our board of directors».