Jon Hixson is the Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Global Government Affairs at Yum! Brands. He leads Yum!’s ESG and sustainability strategy, implementation, and investor-driven disclosures across the organization in partnership with brands, franchisees and suppliers. Before joining Yum! Brands in 2017, Hixson was an executive with Cargill for 12 years where he served in various roles in government relations, sustainability, and communications. Prior to that, Hixson spent nine years on Capitol Hill working for Congress. Hixson has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from Kansas State University and an MBA from George Washington University in Washington, DC.