Kevin Hochman was promoted to president and chief concept officer of KFC U.S.

Hochman replaces Jason Marker, who served as KFC U.S. president for the past three years and made the personal decision to resign from the company to pursue other opportunities, per a release announcing the transition..

Hochman, assumes responsibility for driving overall KFC brand strategy and performance of the business in the U.S. Hochman joined KFC U.S. as chief marketing officer more than three years ago. He previously worked in a number of brand management and marketing leadership roles at Procter & Gamble since 1995.