Liz Williams, President of Taco Bell International | #73

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Liz Williams is the President of Taco Bell International, a subsidiary of YUM! Brands, Inc.’s Taco Bell Corp. Liz is responsible for the brand strategy and performance of the International business and she’s accountable for growing the business to 1,000+ restaurants by 2021.

Prior to this role, Liz was the Taco Bell CFO, leading Finance, Information Technology and eCommerce. As CFO, Liz delivered six years of industry leading sales, profit, and brand growth. She played a key role repositioning the Taco Bell brand from food as fuel to food as experience, and launching the breakthrough Doritos LocosTacos and Breakfast Platforms.

“Sometimes you have to do something that people don’t expect or don’t see coming.” Click To Tweet

 

Before joining Yum!, Liz spent six years with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as Principal in the Consumer and Retail practices in U.S. and Asian markets. She also spent seven years at Dell Computer in various finance, brand marketing and corporate sales positions.

“You’ve got to set a vision and really inspire to rally behind that vision, no matter whom they report to.” Click To Tweet

Liz received her bachelor’s degree, with a major in marketing, from the University of Texas Business Honors Programand earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Liz and her husband, Spencer, have two children and live in Newport Beach, CA. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys traveling, exercising, snow skiing and all things retail.

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