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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kendall Powell

63 2017 Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Harmening

50 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Donal Mulligan

56 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jon Nudi

47 2017 Group President - North America Retail

Bethany Quam

46 2017 Group President - Europe & Australia

Jacqueline Williams-Roll

48 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

John Church

51 2017 Executive Vice President - Supply Chain and Global Business Solutions and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Peter Erickson

56 2013 Executive Vice President - Innovation, Technology and Quality

Richard Allendorf

56 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Christina Law

50 2017 Senior Vice President, Group President - Asia & Latin America

Kimberly Nelson

54 2012 Senior Vice President - External Relations, President - General Mills Foundation

Shawn O'Grady

53 2017 Senior Vice President - Global Revenue Development and Group President, Convenience Stores & Foodservice

Kofi Bruce

46 2017 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Olivier Faujour

52 2017 Vice President, President - Dairy Strategic Brand Unit

R. Kerry Clark

64 2015 Lead Independent Director

Bradbury Anderson

68 2007 Independent Director

Alicia Boler Davis

48 2016 Independent Director

David Cordani

51 2014 Independent Director

Roger Ferguson

65 2015 Independent Director

Henrietta Fore

68 2014 Independent Director

Maria Henry

51 2016 Independent Director

Heidi Miller

64 1999 Independent Director

Stephen Odland

58 2004 Independent Director

Eric Sprunk

53 2015 Independent Director

Jorge Uribe

60 2016 Independent Director

Jeff Siemon

2017 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kendall Powell

Mr. Kendall J. Powell serves as Chairman of the Board of General Mills, Inc., effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Powell joined General Mills in 1979 and served in a variety of positions before becoming a Vice President in 1990. He became President of the Yoplait division in 1996, President of the Big G cereal division in 1997, and Senior Vice President of General Mills in 1998. From 1999 to 2004, he served as Chief Executive Officer of CPW, our joint venture with Nestlé. He returned from CPW in 2004 and was appointed Executive Vice President. Mr. Powell was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of General Mills with overall global operating responsibility for the company in 2006, Chief Executive Officer in 2007 and Chairman in 2008. In June of 2017, Mr. Powell retired from his position as Chief Executive Officer, but remains our Chairman. Mr. Powell also serves as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a regent of the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents.

Jeffrey Harmening

Mr. Jeffrey L. Harmening is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Harmening joined General Mills in 1994 and has served in a variety of positions before becoming Vice President of Marketing for Cereal Partners Worldwide (“CPW”), the company’s joint venture with Nestlé based in Switzerland, in 2003. He served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of the Big G cereal division from 2007 to 2012, and Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of CPW from 2012 to 2014. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Harmening served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail. From July 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017, he served as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

Donal Mulligan

Mr. Donal Leo Mulligan serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Mills, Inc. Mr. Mulligan joined General Mills in 2001 from The Pillsbury Company. He served as Vice President, Financial Operations for our International division until 2004, when he was named Vice President, Financial Operations for Operations and Technology. Mr. Mulligan was appointed Treasurer in 2006 and Senior Vice President, Financial Operations in 2007. He was elected to his present position in 2007. From 1987 to 1998, he held several international positions at PepsiCo, Inc. and YUM! Brands, Inc. Mr. Mulligan is a director of Tennant Company.

Jon Nudi

Mr. Jon J. Nudi is Group President - North America Retail of the Company. Mr. Nudi joined General Mills in 1993 as a Sales Representative and held a variety of roles in Consumer Foods Sales. In 2005, he moved into marketing roles in the Meals division and was elected Vice President in 2007. Mr. Nudi was named Vice President; President, Snacks, in 2010, Senior Vice President, President, Europe/Australasia in June 2014 and Senior Vice President; President, U.S. Retail in September 2016.

Bethany Quam

Ms. Bethany C. Quam is Group President - Europe & Australia of the Company. Ms. Quam joined General Mills in 1993 and held a variety of positions before becoming Vice President, Strategic Planning in 2007. She was promoted to Vice President, Field Sales, Channels in 2012, Vice President; President, Convenience Stores & Foodservice in May 2014 and Senior Vice President; President, Europe & Australia in August 2016.

Jacqueline Williams-Roll

Ms. Jacqueline Williams-Roll serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of General Mills, Inc. Ms. Williams-Roll joined General Mills in 1995. She held human resources leadership roles in Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing and Organization Effectiveness, and she also worked a large part of her career on businesses outside of the United States. She was named Vice President, Human Resources, International in 2010, and then promoted to Senior Vice President, Human Resources Operations in September 2013. She was named to her present position in September 2014. Prior to joining General Mills, she held sales and management roles with Jenny Craig International

John Church

Mr. John R. Church serves as Executive Vice President - Supply Chain and Global Business Solutions and Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. Mr. Church joined General Mills in 1988 as a Product Developer in the Big G cereals division and held various positions before becoming Vice President, Engineering in 2003. In 2005, his role was expanded to include development of the Company’s strategy for the global sourcing of raw materials and manufacturing capabilities. He was named Vice President, Supply Chain Operations in 2007, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain in 2008, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain in July 2013, and to his present position in June 2017.

Peter Erickson

Mr. Peter C. Erickson serves as Executive Vice President - Innovation, Technology and Quality of the Company. Mr. Erickson joined General Mills in 1994 as part of the Colombo yogurt acquisition. He has held various positions in Research & Development and became Vice President, Innovation, Technology and Quality in 2003 and Senior Vice President, Innovation, Technology and Quality in 2006. He was named to his present position in July 2013.

Richard Allendorf

Mr. Richard C. Allendorf serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of General Mills, Inc. Mr. Allendorf joined General Mills in 2001 from The Pillsbury Company. He was promoted to Vice President, Deputy General Counsel in 2010, first overseeing the legal affairs of the U.S. Retail segment and Consumer Food Sales and then, in August 2012, overseeing the legal affairs of the International segment and Global Ethics and Compliance. He was named to his present position in February 2015. Prior to joining General Mills, he practiced law with the Shearman and Sterling and Mackall, Crounse and Moore law firms. He was in finance with General Electric prior to his legal career.

Christina Law

Ms. Christina Law is Senior Vice President, Group President - Asia & Latin America of the Company. Ms. Law joined General Mills in November 2012 as Vice President; President, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining General Mills, Ms. Law held various marketing and general management roles around the globe with Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble.

Kimberly Nelson

Ms. Kimberly A. Nelson is no longer serves as Senior Vice President - External Relations, President - General Mills Foundation of General Mills, Inc., with effective from December 2017. Ms. Nelson joined General Mills in 1988 and has held marketing leadership roles in the Big G cereal, Snacks, and Meals divisions. She was elected Vice President; President, Snacks in 2004, Senior Vice President; President, Snacks in 2008, and Senior Vice President, External Relations in 2010. She was named President of the General Mills Foundation in 2011.

Shawn O'Grady

Mr. Shawn P. O'Grady serves as Senior Vice President - Global Revenue Development and Group President, Convenience Stores & Foodservice of General Mills, Inc. Mr. O’Grady joined General Mills in 1990 and held several marketing roles in the Snacks, Meals and Big G cereal divisions. He was promoted to Vice President in 1998 and held marketing positions in the Betty Crocker and Pillsbury USA divisions. In 2004, he moved into Consumer Foods Sales, becoming Vice President, President, U.S. Retail Sales in 2007, Senior Vice President, President, Consumer Foods Sales Division in 2010 and Senior Vice President, President, Sales & Channel Development in 2012.

Kofi Bruce

Mr. Kofi A. Bruce has been appointed as Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company., effective August 1, 2017. He has served as the Company’s Vice President of Finance for Convenience Stores and Foodservice since July 2014. He was appointed the Company’s Vice President, Treasurer in July 2012 and May 2009, and served as the Vice President of Finance for the Yoplait division from 2010 to 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bruce served in various executive finance roles at Ecolab Inc. and Ford Motor Company.

Olivier Faujour

Mr. Olivier Faujour is Vice President, President - Dairy Strategic Brand Unit of the Company. Mr. Faujour joined General Mills in 2010 as a Vice President and Managing Director of France, Benelux and Southern Europe. Prior to joining General Mills, Mr. Faujour held global and national leadership positions at Danone and held various marketing roles in the European and Latin America regions at Procter & Gamble. He was named to his present position in January 2017.

R. Kerry Clark

Mr. R. Kerry Clark is an Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Clark served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Health, Inc., a provider of health care products and services, until his retirement in 2009. Mr. Clark joined Cardinal Health in 2006 as President and Chief Executive Officer and became Chairman in 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Clark had been with The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer products company, since 1974. There, he held various positions including President of P&G Asia; President, Global Market Development and Business Operations; and from 2004 to 2006, Vice Chairman of the Board.

Bradbury Anderson

Mr. Bradbury H. Anderson is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc. Mr. Anderson served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Best Buy Co., Inc., an electronics retailer, from 2002 until his retirement as Chief Executive Officer in 2009, and as Vice Chairman in 2010. Mr. Anderson joined Best Buy in 1973. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, he served as Executive Vice President from 1986 to 1991 and President and Chief Operating Officer from 1991 to 2002.

Alicia Boler Davis

Ms. Alicia Boler Davis serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing at General Motors Company, a global automotive company. Ms. Boler Davis joined General Motors in 1994 as a manufacturing engineer and has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility during her career including Vice President, Customer Experience and Senior Vice President, Global Quality and Customer Experience. Prior to joining General Motors, Ms. Boler Davis held engineering positions at The Upjohn Company and PepsiCo, Inc.

David Cordani

Mr. David M. Cordani is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc. Mr. Cordani is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cigna Corporation, a global health insurance and health services company. Mr. Cordani joined Cigna in 1991 and has held a variety of finance and operating positions, including Chief Financial Officer for Cigna HealthCare and President and Chief Operating Officer for Cigna Corporation. He was named Chief Executive Officer of Cigna Corporation in 2009. Prior to joining Cigna, he held several senior staff positions at Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm.

Roger Ferguson

Dr. Roger W. Ferguson Jr., is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc.. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA (formerly TIAA-CREF), a financial services firm, since 2008. Prior to joining TIAA, Mr. Ferguson served as the Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, a global reinsurance company, from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Ferguson has also served in various policy-making positions, including as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System from 1999 to 2006. From 1984 to 1997, Mr. Ferguson was an associate and partner at the consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Henrietta Fore

Ms. Henrietta H. Fore is an Independent Director of the General Mills, Inc. Ms. Fore has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Holsman International, a manufacturing and investment company operating in the U.S. and international markets, since 2009. Ms. Fore also has held leadership positions in a number of U.S. government agencies, including Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (“USAID”) and Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance at the Department of State from 2007 to 2009, the Under Secretary of State for Management from 2005 to 2007, and the 37th Director of the U.S. Mint from 2001 to 2005. She was President of Stockton Products, a manufacturer and distributor of steel and wire products, from 1986 to 1989, and again from 1993 to 2001, and she currently serves as Chairman. Ms. Fore also serves as Global Co-Chair of the Asia Society and the Middle East Investment Initiative.

Maria Henry

Ms. Maria G. Henry is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc. She has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation since April 2015. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillshire Brands, formerly known as Sara Lee Corporation, from 2012 to 2014. Ms. Henry was the Chief Financial Officer of Sara Lee’s North American Retail and Foodservice business from 2011 to 2012. Prior to Sara Lee, she held various senior leadership positions in finance and strategy in three portfolio companies of Clayton, Dubilier, and Rice, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Culligan International from 2005 to 2011. Ms. Henry also held senior finance roles in several technology companies, and she began her career at General Electric.

Heidi Miller

Dr. Heidi G. Miller, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc. Ms. Miller served as President of JPMorgan International, a division of global financial services firm J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., from 2010 until her retirement in 2012. She served as Executive Vice President, chief executive officer — Treasury & Security Services, of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. from 2004 to 2010. From 2002 to 2004, Ms. Miller served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bank One Corporation. Previously, she had been Chief Financial Officer of Citigroup Inc.

Stephen Odland

Mr. Stephen A. Odland is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Committee for Economic Development of the Conference Board, a non-profit, public policy organization, since 2013. From 2011 to 2012, he was an Adjunct Professor in the graduate school of business at Lynn University and at Florida Atlantic University. Mr. Odland served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, Inc., an office merchandise retailer, from 2005 until 2010. From 2001 to 2005, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AutoZone, Inc., an auto parts retailer. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tops Markets, Inc., a U.S. food retailer, from 1998 to 2000, and as President of the Foodservice Division of Sara Lee Bakery from 1997 to 1998. He was employed by The Quaker Oats Company from 1981 to 1996.

Eric Sprunk

Mr. Eric D. Sprunk is an Independent Director of General Mills, Inc.. He has served as the Chief Operating Officer of NIKE, Inc., an athletic footwear and apparel business, since 2013. Mr. Sprunk joined NIKE in 1993, and has held a variety of positions, including Regional General Manager of NIKE Europe Footwear from 1998 to 2000, Vice President & General Manager of the Americas from 2000 to 2001, Vice President of Global Footwear from 2001 to 2009, and Vice President of Merchandising and Product from 2009 to 2013. Prior to joining NIKE, Mr. Sprunk was a certified public accountant with the accounting firm Price-Waterhouse from 1987 to 1993.

Jorge Uribe

Mr. Jorge A. Uribe is Independent Director of General Mills, Inc.. He served as Global Productivity and Organization Transformation Officer at The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer products company, from 2012 until his retirement in 2015. Prior to 2012, Mr. Uribe served as Group President of Latin America at Procter & Gamble from 2004 to 2012, as Vice President, Marketing and Customer Business Development, Latin America from 2001 to 2004 and as Vice President, Venezuela and Andean Region from 1999 to 2001.

Jeff Siemon