Taco Bell Corp. will promote president Brian Niccol to the role of chief executive, effective Jan. 1, 2015, the company said Tuesday. Niccol replaces Greg Creed, who is slated to become CEO of parent company Yum! Brands Inc. The announcement comes just one year after Niccol was named president of Irvine, Calif.-based Taco Bell, a role company officials say they have no current plans to fill once he becomes CEO. Niccol steps into the shoes of Creed, who is replacing David Novak as ...

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