Ana Maria Rodriguez

Chief Food Innovation & Quality Officer

Pizza Hut International

Meet Ana Maria

Ana Maria Rodriguez first joined Yum! more than 24 years ago, having worked across three of  the Yum! family of brands (KFC, PH and Taco Bell) in a number of Food Innovation and Quality roles. She was named Chief Food Innovation and Quality Officer for Pizza Hut International in early 2018.  In her office, she displays more than 100 awards acquired during the past 24 years of working in YUM in recognition to her contributions.  She leads a team of “foodies” across the world that share the same passion for food, pizzas and high standards, who are creative innovators, always looking for the best ingredients, best combinations to delight customers and the latest technologies in the industry. At any given year, her team collectively launches between 50-80 different new products.

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