KFC U.S. announced new executive changes Friday, according to a press release emailed to Restaurant Dive. The chicken chain is promoting Ben Dubost to chief development officer and Kate Ward to chief legal officer effective Jan. 1. In 2021, Dubost became VP of development at KFC global. 'I'm confident that his expertise will deliver strong results for KFC U.S.' About 17% of the chain's sales are driven by the U.S., compared to 27% of sales generated by the chain's Chinese units. 'In 2019, she took on the role of of leading the legal support of all marketing, advertising, digital and technology, and contract work and initiatives for KFC U.S.'