People: General Mills Inc (GIS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kendall Powell

60 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Donal Mulligan

54 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Y. Marc Belton

55 2010 Executive Vice President - Global Strategy, Growth and Marketing Innovation

John Church

48 2013 Executive Vice President - Supply Chain

Peter Erickson

53 2013 Executive Vice President - Innovation, Technology and Quality

Jeffrey Harmening

47 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, U. S. Retail

Christopher O'Leary

55 2006 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International

Kimberly Nelson

51 2012 Senior Vice President - External Relations, President - General Mills Foundation

Shawn O'Grady

50 2012 Senior Vice President, President - Sales and Channel Development

Jerald Young

57 2011 Vice President, Controller

Richard Allendorf

2015 General Counsel

Raymond Gilmartin

73 Lead Independent Director

Bradbury Anderson

65 2007 Independent Director

R. Kerry Clark

62 2009 Independent Director

David Cordani

49 2014 Independent Director

Paul Danos

72 2004 Independent Director

Henrietta Fore

66 2014 Independent Director

Judith Hope

74 1989 Independent Director

Heidi Miller

61 1999 Independent Director

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

70 2002 Independent Director

Stephen Odland

55 2004 Independent Director

Michael Rose

73 2004 Independent Director

Robert Ryan

71 2005 Independent Director

Dorothy Terrell

69 1994 Independent Director

Kristen Winker

2014 Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kendall Powell

Mr. Kendall J. Powell serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of General Mills Inc. 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 Cereal Partners Worldwide (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 of the Board in 2008. He is a director of Medtronic, Inc.

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 of General Mills in 2006, Senior Vice President, Financial Operations in July 2007, and was elected to his present position in August 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.

Y. Marc Belton

Mr. Y. Marc Belton serves as Executive Vice President - Global Strategy, Growth and Marketing Innovation of General Mills Inc. Mr. Belton joined General Mills in 1983 and has held various positions, including President of Snacks from 1994 to 1997, New Ventures from 1997 to 1999, and Big G cereals from 1999 to 2002. He had oversight responsibility for Yoplait, General Mills Canada, and New Business Development from 2002 to 2005, and has had oversight responsibility for Growth and Marketing Innovation since 2005 and Global Strategy since September 2010. Mr. Belton was elected a Vice President of General Mills in 1991, a Senior Vice President in 1994, and an Executive Vice President in 2006. He is a director of U.S. Bancorp.

John Church

Mr. John R. Church serves as Executive Vice President - Supply Chain of General Mills Inc. 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, and to his present position in July 2013.

Peter Erickson

Mr. Peter C. Erickson serves as Executive Vice President - Innovation, Technology and Quality of General Mills Inc. 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.

Jeffrey Harmening

Mr. Jeffrey L. Harmening has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, U. S. Retail of the Company, effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Harmening joined General Mills in 1994 and served in various marketing roles in the Betty Crocker, Yoplait, and Big G cereal divisions. He was promoted to Marketing Director in 2000 and held leadership roles in Big G New Enterprises and Foodservice New Business. He was named Vice President, Marketing for CPW in 2003 and a Vice President of the Big G cereal division in 2004. In 2011, he was promoted to Senior Vice President for the Big G cereal division. Mr. Harmening was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of CPW in 2012, and he was named to his present position in May 2014.

Christopher O'Leary

Mr. Christopher D. O'Leary serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International of General Mills Inc. Mr. O’Leary joined General Mills in 1997 as Vice President, Corporate Growth. He was elected a Senior Vice President in 1999 and President of the Meals division in 2001. Mr. O’Leary was named to his present position in 2006. Prior to joining General Mills, he spent 17 years at PepsiCo, Inc., last serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hostess Frito-Lay business in Canada. Mr. O’Leary is a director of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.

Kimberly Nelson

Ms. Kimberly A. Nelson serves as Senior Vice President - External Relations, President - General Mills Foundation of General Mills Inc. Ms. Nelson joined General Mills in 1988 and has held marketing leadership roles in the Big G, 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 September 2010. She was named President of the General Mills Foundation in May 2011.

Shawn O'Grady

Mr. Shawn P. O'Grady serves as Senior Vice President, President - Sales and Channel Development 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, and Senior Vice President, President, Consumer Foods Sales Division in May 2010. He was promoted to his current position in June 2012.

Jerald Young

Mr. Jerald A. Young serves as Vice President, Controller of General Mills Inc. Mr. Young joined General Mills in 1992 and held several finance roles within the Pillsbury division before he was appointed Vice President of Finance for the Bakeries and Foodservice Division in 2000. Mr. Young was subsequently appointed Vice President Internal Audit in 2005 and Vice President, Supply Chain in 2008. He was named to his present position in August 2011.

Richard Allendorf

Raymond Gilmartin

Mr. Raymond V. Gilmartin is Lead Independent Director of General Mills Inc. He is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Merck & Company, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, and served in that capacity from 1994 to 2005. He served as Special Advisor to the Executive Committee of the Board of Merck from 2005 to 2006. He previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Becton Dickinson and Company, a medical technology company. Mr. Gilmartin was a Professor at Harvard Business School from 2006 to 2012 and served as an Executive-in-Residence through June 2013. Mr. Gilmartin was a director of Microsoft Corporation from 2001 to 2012.

Bradbury Anderson

Mr. Bradbury H. Anderson is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Best Buy Co., Inc., an electronics retailer, from 2002 until his retirement in 2010. He was also Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy from 2002 until his retirement from that position in 2009. 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. He is a director of Best Buy Co., Inc. and Waste Management, Inc.

R. Kerry Clark

Mr. R. Kerry Clark is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc., since May 2009. He 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, he had held various positions at The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer products company, since 1974, including President of P&G Asia; President, Global Market Development and Business Operations; and from 2004 to 2006, Vice Chairman of the Board. He is a director of Textron, Inc. and Avnet, Inc., and he was a director of Cardinal Health, Inc., from 2006 to 2009.

David Cordani

Paul Danos

Dr. Paul Danos, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc. He has been Dean and Laurence F. Whittemore Professor of Business Administration at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College since 1995. Prior to that, Mr. Danos held academic positions at the University of Michigan from 1974 to 1995, the University of Texas from 1971 to 1974 and the University of New Orleans from 1970 to 1971. He was a director of B.J.’s Wholesale Club, Inc. from 2004 to 2011.

Henrietta Fore

Ms. Henrietta H. Fore is an Independent Director of the GENERAL MILLS INC. Ms. Fore is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Holsman International, a manufacturing, consulting and investment company. She also serves as global co-chair of Asia Society and global co-chair of WomenCorporateDirectors. Previously, she served as Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Under Secretary of State for Management, and as the Director of the U.S. Mint in the Department of the Treasury. Fore is a trustee of the Aspen Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Judith Hope

Ms. Judith Richards Hope is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc. She was Distinguished Visitor from Practice and Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center from 2005 to July 2013; she was an Adjunct Professor at the Law Center from 2002 to 2003. Prior to that, Ms. Hope was a partner at the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker from 1981 until 2003, and a Senior Advisor to the Paul, Hastings firm from 2004 to 2005. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Castleton Music Festival. Ms. Hope is a director of Union Pacific Corporation, Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc. and Altius Holdings Limited.

Heidi Miller

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

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

Ms. Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg is no longer an Independent Director of General Mills Inc., effective September, 2015. She is the founder and has been since 1987 the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Strategic Investment Group, an investment advisory firm. From 1976 to 1987, she served in various capacities within the Pension Investment Division of the World Bank, including as its Chief Investment Officer from 1981 to 1987. Prior to joining the World Bank, she served as an independent consultant in the fields of economics and finance, a lecturer at the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Venezuela and as treasurer of the C.A. Luz Electricia de Venezuela in Caracas. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg is a director of McGraw-Hill Companies and Cementos Pacasmayo SAA.

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, a non-profit, public policy organization, since January 2013. Prior to that, he was an Adjunct Professor in the graduate schools of business at Lynn University and at Florida Atlantic University from 2011 until 2012. 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 an executive with Ahold USA, an international 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.

Michael Rose

Mr. Michael D. Rose is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board of First Horizon National Corporation, a banking and financial services company, and its subsidiary, First Tennessee Bank National Association, from 2007 until his retirement in 2012. Since 1998, Mr. Rose has been a private investor and Chairman of Midaro Investments, Inc., a privately held investment firm. He served as Chairman of the Board of Gaylord Entertainment Company from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Rose is also a director of Darden Restaurants, Inc. and Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc., the successor to Gaylord Entertainment Company.

Robert Ryan

Mr. Robert L. Ryan is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Medtronic, Inc., a medical technology company, from 1993 until his retirement in 2005. Mr. Ryan was Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of Union Texas Petroleum Corp. from 1984 to 1993, Controller from 1983 to 1984 and Treasurer from 1982 to 1983. Prior to 1982, Mr. Ryan was Vice President at Citibank and was a management consultant for McKinsey & Company. Mr. Ryan is a director of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. and Citigroup Inc. He was a director of UnitedHealth Group from 1996 to 2008, and of Hewlett-Packard Company from 2004 to 2011.

Dorothy Terrell

Ms. Dorothy A. Terrell is an Independent Director of General Mills Inc. She is the Managing Partner of FirstCap Advisors, a venture capital and advisory services firm that she founded in 2010. She was a limited partner of First Light Capital, a venture capital firm, from 2003 until 2010. Ms. Terrell served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, a non-profit organization focused on inner city business development, from 2005 until 2007, and as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, and President, Platform & Services Group, of NMS Communications, a producer of hardware and software component products for telecommunications applications, from 1998 until 2002. She served in various executive management capacities at Sun Microsystems, Inc. from 1991 to 1997 and Digital Equipment Corporation from 1976 to 1991. Ms. Terrell is a director of Herman Miller, Inc.

Kristen Winker

Ms. Kristen Smith Winker has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Investor Relations of General Mills Inc., Kris Wenker has been General Mills’ Investor Relations Officer since 2000. She was named a senior vice president of the company in August 2013. Ms. Wenker joined General Mills in 1980 as a member of the Corporate Communications department. After assignments that carried responsibilities for employee communications, financial communications and media relations, she moved in 1987 to a marketing assignment in the Big G cereal division. Following that developmental position, Ms. Wenker assumed responsibilities for investor relations activities. She was named director of financial communications in 1992 and was named vice president of Investor Relations in 2000. Ms. Wenker is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute Senior Roundtable. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Minnesota School of Journalism and an MBA from University of Minnesota School of Management.
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