Pizza Hut Appoints First-Ever Chief Equity Officer

Chequan Lewis formerly oversaw the brand's domestic Express chain

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Chequan Lewis is a Harvard Law graduate who started at Pizza Hut as senior counsel. Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut announced Wednesday morning that it has appointed a chief equity officer for the first time in the brand’s 62-year history. Chequan Lewis, who formerly ran the brand’s Express chain of restaurants in airports, stadiums and other venues, will utilize his new executive role to create new diversity and inclusion structures and programs.

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