“As the son of two working parents, there were plenty of dinnertimes when a bucket of chicken and all the fixins saved the day,” Alexander said in a press release. “It’s been fun to combine my personal love for KFC with my sitcom experience into a new take on the role of Colonel Sanders.”
Along with the news, KFC also debuted two of its newest sitcom-themed commercial campaigns starring Alexander, during which he seemingly solves a variety of household problems with buckets of chicken
Indra Nooyi, one of few women leading a major company, stepping down as CEO of PepsiCo in October.
She helped turn Pepsi into one of the most successful food and beverage companies in the world. Sales grew 80% during her 12-year tenure. She spearheaded Pepsi’s transition to a greener, more environmentally aware company.
Nooyi has been with Pepsi for 24 years. Before becoming CEO she led the company’s expansion through acquisitions, including its 2001 purchase of Quaker Oats Co. She earned $31 million last year, and $87 million over the last three years, according to company filings.
SAN FRANCISCO — One person died and two were hospitalized early Monday after a shooting on the eastbound direction of the Bay Bridge, the California Highway Patrol said.
According to the CHP, a sedan travelling in the middle lane crashed into an SUV travelling in the far right lane after the shots were fired. The driver of the SUV died at the scene, and two passengers were taken by ambulance to a hospital.