Nivera Wallani is the President and General Manager for KFC Canada at Yum! Brands.
Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has nearly 43,000 restaurants in 135 countries and territories. The Company’s restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories.
Nivera is responsible for running all facets of the business for Canada. She is an accomplished executive and has a proven executive management track record driving sales growth for the KFC brand in Canada.
In her previous role, Nivera served as the Chief Financial Officer for Canada. Her earlier positions included Controller, and Manager, Financial Planning for KFC. She is a strategic thinker and a leader with strong financial expertise and wide ranging experience including people focus and inspiring team leadership.
Prior to joining Yum! Nivera served in various management positions. At Schneider Electric she was Manager, Financial Planning. Nivera also was a key player with Loblaw Companies Limited, as Financial Manager, and was responsible for driving strong financial results for the organizations. Nivera is a designated CA, CPA and holds a Certified Public Accountant designation form the Illinois CPA Society. She started her career in assurance and advisory services at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Outside of work, Nivera stays busy spending time with her family, including her two children and being involved in various Women’s programs and charitable initiatives. She holds an honours degree in Management and Economics from the University of Toronto.