Mike Diamond is the Chief Financial Officer for Pizza Hut U.S. His responsibilities include Business Analysis, Strategy and Financial Planning for Pizza Hut stores in the U.S.
Mike has held several roles at Pizza Hut since joining in 2014. He served as Director of Strategy for Pizza Hut International, leading the development, communication and coordination of the brands international strategy across all of its international business units. In January 2016, he joined Pizza Hut’s European business in Paris as Chief Financial Officer for Pizza Hut Europe. In January 2017, he was named Chief Growth Officer for the Pizza Hut Europe & UK business based in London, where he led Development, Finance, Supply Chain, Control and Legal.
Prior to joining Yum! in 2014, Mike was a Consultant and a Project Leader for the Boston Consulting Group in Dallas.
Mike started his career in Finance with Merrill Lynch & Co as an investment banking analyst and then as an analyst for middle-market private equity firm Svoboda Capital Partners.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.