Washington, D. C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

May 11, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission file number 1-13163

North Carolina13-3951308
(State or other jurisdiction of(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)Identification No.)
1441 Gardiner Lane,Louisville,Kentucky40213
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(502)874-8300
Former name or former address, if changed since last report:N/A

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act
 Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of Each Exchange on Which Registered
 Common Stock, no par valueYUMNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company

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Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at YUM! Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 11, 2021, as well as the number of votes cast for or against each matter and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.

1.    The election of the following directors, who will serve until their respective successors are elected and qualified or until their earlier death or resignation:

DirectorForAgainstAbstainBroker non-votes
Paget L. Alves223,790,188 1,898,640 278,815 28,768,545 
Keith Barr217,719,780 7,969,069 278,794 28,768,545 
Christopher M. Connor216,559,894 9,129,706 278,043 28,768,545 
Brian C. Cornell210,663,885 15,034,976 268,782 28,768,545 
Tanya L. Domier218,566,152 7,152,507 248,984 28,768,545 
David W. Gibbs225,089,625 612,954 265,064 28,768,545 
Mirian M. Graddick-Weir209,296,796 16,415,835 255,012 28,768,545 
Lauren R. Hobart225,074,756 640,006 252,881 28,768,545 
Thomas C. Nelson215,490,949 10,202,002 274,692 28,768,545 
P. Justin Skala224,054,597 1,629,444 283,602 28,768,545 
Elane B. Stock224,207,639 1,500,556 259,448 28,768,545 
Annie Young-Scrivner224,078,577 1,638,746 250,320 28,768,545 

2.    The proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company's independent auditor for 2021 was approved based upon the following votes:
Votes for approval246,772,651 
Votes against7,642,123 
There were no broker non-votes for this item.

3.    The proposal to approve, by non-binding advisory vote, the executive compensation of the Company's named executive officers was approved based upon the following votes:
Votes for approval186,226,577 
Votes against37,491,719 
Broker non-votes28,768,545 


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:May 13, 2021 /s/ John P. Daly 
   Chief Compliance Officer and 
Associate General Counsel