Pizza Hut International, subsidiary of Yum! Brands, today announced the elevation of Unnat Varma, to the position of managing director, Pizza Hut Asia Pacific. The elevation is effective from January 1, 2019. He was appointed as general manager - Pizza Hut, India Subcontinent in December 2015 and thereafter promoted as managing director - Pizza Hut, India Subcontinent in February 2016.
In his new role, Varma will be responsible for steering Pizza Hut to the next phase of growth across the Asia Pacific region. Varma will be based in Pizza Hut APAC headquarters at Singapore and will report to Vipul Chawla, president, Pizza Hut International. Pizza Hut India-Subcontinent will now be inducted under the Asia Pacific business unit as part of the APAC growth strategy.
Varma has over 24 years of industry experience and had joined Yum! with KFC in February 2006.
He is also the Chairman of FICCI Task Force on Food Service Retail. Prior to joining Yum!, Unnat worked with Gillette in India for 12 years across sales and marketing functions.
First Published : January 02, 2019 05:55 PM