People: Kellogg Co (K.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Bryant

49 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ronald Dissinger

56 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Gary Pilnick

50 2004 Senior Vice President, General Counsel - Corporate Development and Secretary

Samantha Long

47 2013 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Alistair Hirst

55 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain

Paul Norman

50 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer

Maribeth Dangel

49 2012 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Gordon Gund

75 2011 Lead Independent Director

James Jenness

68 2014 Non-Executive Director

Stephanie Burns

60 2014 Independent Director

Benjamin Carson

63 1997 Independent Director

John Dillon

76 2000 Independent Director

G. Zachary Gund

44 2014 Independent Director

Donald Knauss

64 2007 Independent Director

Ann Korologos

73 1989 Independent Director

Mary Laschinger

54 2012 Independent Director

Cynthia Milligan

68 2013 Independent Director

La June Montgomery Tabron

52 2014 Independent Director

Rogelio Rebolledo

70 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Bryant

Mr. John A. Bryant is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Kellogg Company effective July 1, 2014. Mr. Bryant, age 49, has been Chairman of the Board of Kellogg Company since July 2014. In January 2011, he became President and Chief Executive Officer after having served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2008. He has been a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since July 2010. Mr. Bryant joined Kellogg in March 1998, and was promoted during the next eight years to a number of key financial and executive leadership roles. He was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kellogg Company, President, Kellogg International in December 2006. In July 2007, Mr. Bryant was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kellogg Company, President, Kellogg North America and in August 2008, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bryant served as Chief Financial Officer through December 2009. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Bryant possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, branded consumer products and consumer dynamics, crisis management, health and nutrition, international markets, marketing, people management, the retail environment, strategy and strategic planning, and has public company board experience that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience. . He received a degree from the Australian National University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ronald Dissinger

Mr. Ronald L. Dissinger is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Kellogg Company. Mr. Dissinger was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 2010. Mr. Dissinger joined Kellogg in 1987 as an accounting supervisor, and during the next 14 years served in a number of key financial leadership roles, both in the United States and Australia. In 2001, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Morning Foods. In 2004, Mr. Dissinger became Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning, and CFO, Kellogg International. In 2005, he became Vice President and CFO, Kellogg Europe and CFO, Kellogg International. In 2007, Mr. Dissinger was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kellogg North America.

Gary Pilnick

Mr. Gary H. Pilnick is Senior Vice President, General Counsel - Corporate Development and Secretary of Kellogg Company. Mr. Pilnick was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in August 2003 and assumed responsibility for Corporate Development in June 2004. He joined Kellogg as Vice President — Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in September 2000 and served in that position until August 2003. Before joining Kellogg, he served as Vice President and Chief Counsel of Sara Lee Branded Apparel and as Vice President and Chief Counsel, Corporate Development and Finance at Sara Lee Corporation.

Samantha Long

Ms. Samantha J. Long is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of Kellogg Company. Ms. Long assumed her current position January 1, 2013. She joined the company in 2003 as Director, Human Resources for the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Middle East/Mediterranean businesses as well as the European finance, sales, human resources, research and development, information technology, communications and innovations functions. In 2006, Ms. Long transferred to the United States when she was promoted to Vice President, Human Resources, U.S. Morning Foods & Kashi. She also served as human resources business partner to the senior vice president of global human resources. From 2008 to 2013, she held the position of Vice President, Human Resources, Kellogg North America. Before joining the company, she was head of human resources for Sharp Electronics based in the United Kingdom. Prior to that role, she held a number of positions in her 15-year tenure with International Computers Limited, part of the Fujitsu family of companies.

Alistair Hirst

Mr. Alistair D. Hirst is Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain of Kellogg Company, since April 2012. Mr. Hirst assumed his current position in April 2012. He joined the company in 1984 as a Food Technologist at the Springs, South Africa, plant. While at the facility, he was promoted to Quality Assurance Manager and Production Manager. From 1993-2001, Mr. Hirst held numerous positions in South Africa and Australia, including Production Manager, Plant Manager, and Director, Supply Chain. In 2001, Mr. Hirst was promoted to Director, Procurement at the Manchester, England, facility and was later named European Logistics Director. In 2005, he transferred to the U.S. when promoted to Vice President, Global Procurement. In 2008, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Snacks Supply Chain and to Senior Vice President, North America Supply Chain, in October 2011.

Paul Norman

Mr. Paul T. Norman has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer of Kellogg Co., Mr. Norman was appointed Senior Vice President, Kellogg Company in December 2005 and Chief Growth Officer in October 2013. Mr. Norman also assumed the role of interim U.S. Morning Foods President in June 2014. Mr. Norman joined Kellogg’s U.K. sales organization in 1987. From 1989 to 1996, Mr. Norman was promoted to several marketing roles in France and Canada. He was promoted to director, marketing, Kellogg de Mexico in January 1997; to Vice President, Marketing, Kellogg USA in February 1999; to President, Kellogg Canada Inc. in December 2000; and to Managing Director, United Kingdom/Republic of Ireland in February 2002. In September 2004, Mr. Norman was appointed to Vice President, Kellogg Company, and President, U.S. Morning Foods. In August 2008, Mr. Norman was promoted to President, Kellogg International.

Maribeth Dangel

Ms. Maribeth A. Dangel has been appointed as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Kellogg Company, effective April 11, 2012. Ms. Dangel assumed her current position in April 2012. She joined Kellogg Company in 1997 as a manager in the tax department. In 2006, Ms. Dangel became a manager for accounting research, was promoted to director, corporate financial reporting in 2007, and was promoted to vice president, financial reporting in May 2010. Before joining the company, she was a tax manager for Price Waterhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to that role, she worked as a tax specialist for Dow Corning Corporation in Midland, Michigan.

Gordon Gund

Mr. Gordon Gund is Lead Independent Director of Kellogg Co. Mr. Gund has served as a Kellogg Director since 1986. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gund Investment Corporation, which manages diversified investment activities. He was also a director of Corning Incorporated, where he served as its lead director and chairman of its nominating and corporate governance committee and member of its compensation committee. Mr. Gordon Gund is co-founder and chairman of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the largest private funder of research to find treatments and cures for the more than 10 million people in the United States and many times that worldwide who are blinded by retinal degenerative diseases. The Foundation has more than 150,000 active volunteers and donors around the country and funds more than 170 research projects around the world. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Gordon Gund possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including international markets, people management, regulatory and government affairs, social responsibility and reputational issues, and strategy and strategic planning, and has public company board experience (including specific experience in compensation, governance and marketing oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

James Jenness

Mr. James M. Jenness is Non-Executive Director of Kellogg Company. Mr. Jenness has served as a Kellogg Director since 2000. He was our Executive Chairman from February 2005 until June 2014, and served as our Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 through December 30, 2006. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Merchandising Systems, LLC, a leader in outsource management of retail promotion and branded merchandising, from 1997 to December 2004. Before joining Integrated Merchandising Systems, Mr. Jenness served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the Leo Burnett Company from 1996 to 1997 and, before that, as Global Vice Chairman North America and Latin America from 1993 to 1996. He has also been a trustee of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Trust since 2005, and is lead director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Jenness possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including branded consumer products and consumer dynamics, health and nutrition, marketing, people management, strategy and strategic planning, and has public company board experience that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Stephanie Burns

Dr. Stephanie Ann Burns, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Burns has served as a Kellogg Director since February 2014. Dr. Burns served as chief executive officer of Dow Corning Corporation from 2004 to 2011 and its chairman from 2006 through 2011. She began her career with Dow Corning in 1983 and later became Dow Corning’s first director of women’s health. Dr. Burns was elected to the Dow Corning Board of Directors in 2001 and elected as president in 2003. Dr. Burns is a director of Corning Incorporated and GlaxoSmithKline plc., and within the past five years, Dr. Burns has also served as a director of Dow Corning Corporation. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Dr. Burns possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, crisis management, health and nutrition, international markets, manufacturing and supply chain, regulatory and government affairs, social responsibility and reputational issues, and public company board experience (including specific experience in compensation, corporate relations, manufacturing, and social responsibility oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Benjamin Carson

Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., is an Independent Director of Kellogg Co., since 1997. Dr. Carson has served as a Kellogg Director since 1997. From 1984 to 2013, Dr. Carson was a Professor and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He directed pediatric neurosurgery at the John Hopkins Children’s Center for over 25 years. Dr. Carson is also an accomplished author and frequent speaker on a variety of topics, including pediatric neurology, motivation and self-help for children, and community involvement. He is chairman of the board of Vaccinogen, Inc., assuming this post in August 2014, and is also a director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Dr. Carson possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including regulatory and government affairs, crisis management, health and nutrition, the retail environment, social responsibility and reputational issues, and provides diversity of background and viewpoint by virtue of his academic record. Dr. Carson has public company board experience (including specific experience in compensation and social responsibility oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

John Dillon

Mr. John T. Dillon is an Independent Director of Kellogg Co. Mr. Dillon has served as a Kellogg Director since 2000. He is Senior Advisor of Evercore Partners. He retired in October 2003 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of International Paper Company, a position he held since 1996, and retired as Chairman of the Business Roundtable in June 2003. He is a director of Progressive Waste Solutions, Ltd., and within the past five years, he has also served as a director of Caterpillar Inc. and E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Dillon possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, international markets, manufacturing and supply chain, sales and distribution, strategy and strategic planning, and has public company board experience (including specific experience in auditing, compensation, governance, and manufacturing oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

G. Zachary Gund

Mr. G. Zachary Gund is Independent Director of Kellogg Co., since December 2014. He is a Managing Partner of Coppermine Capital, LLC, which he founded in 2001, where he makes investment decisions and oversees several portfolio companies across many different sectors. His work has spanned both the manufacturing and service industries, including food manufacturing. The Nominating and Governance Committee reviewed Mr. Zachary Gund’s professional and other experiences, including his particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, branded consumer products and consumer dynamics, mergers and acquisitions, manufacturing and supply chain, the retail environment, and sales and distribution, and determined that nominating Mr. Zachary Gund would strengthen the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience. The Nominating and Governance Committee considered Mr. Zachary Gund a candidate for the Board in light of continuity considerations, historical ownership, and to prepare for upcoming retirements. Mr. Zachary Gund is the son of Mr. Gordon Gund.

Donald Knauss

Mr. Donald R. Knauss is an Independent Director of Kellogg Co., since December 2007. Mr. Knauss has served as a Kellogg Director since December 2007. Mr. Knauss is executive chairman of the board of The Clorox Company. He assumed this post in November 2014, after serving as chairman and chief executive officer of The Clorox Company for eight years, beginning in October 2006. He was executive vice president of The Coca-Cola Company and president and chief operating officer for Coca-Cola North America from February 2004 until August 2006. Previously, he was president of the Retail Division of Coca-Cola North America from January 2003 through February 2004 and president and chief executive officer of The Minute Maid Company, a division of The Coca-Cola Company, from January 2000 until January 2003 and President of Coca-Cola Southern Africa from March 1998 until January 2000. Prior to that, he held various positions in marketing and sales with PepsiCo, Inc. and Procter & Gamble, and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. In addition, Mr. Knauss is a director of McKesson Corporation, and within the past five years, he has also served as a director of URS Corporation. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Knauss possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, branded consumer products and consumer dynamics, manufacturing and supply chain, the retail environment, sales and distribution, and has public company board experience (including specific experience in auditing, manufacturing, and marketing oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Ann Korologos

Ms. Ann McLaughlin Korologos is an Independent Director of Kellogg Co. Ms. McLaughlin Korologos has served as a Kellogg Director since 1989. She served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of RAND Corporation from April 2004 to April 2009. She is Chairman Emeritus of The Aspen Institute, a nonprofit organization, and is a former U.S. Secretary of Labor. She is a director of Harman International Industries, Inc., Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., and Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., and within the past five years, has also served as a director of Vulcan Materials Company and AMR Corporation. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Ms. Korologos possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including regulatory and government affairs, social responsibility and reputational issues, health and nutrition, international markets, marketing, and has public company board experience (including specific experience in audit, compensation, diversity, governance, and social responsibility oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Mary Laschinger

Ms. Mary A. Laschinger has been appointed as an Independent Director of Kellogg Co., effective October 26, 2012. Ms. Laschinger has served as a Kellogg Director since October 2012. She is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Veritiv Corporation. Previously, Ms. Laschinger served as Senior Vice President of International Paper Company from 2007 to June 2014, and as President of the xpedx distribution business from January 2010 to June 2014. She also served as President of the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia business at International Paper, Vice President and General Manager of International Paper’s Wood Products and Pulp businesses, as well as in other senior management roles in sales, marketing, manufacturing and supply chain at International Paper. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Ms. Laschinger possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including branded consumer products and consumer dynamics, accounting and financial acumen, international markets, manufacturing and supply chain, people management, and sales and distribution oversight that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Cynthia Milligan

Ms. Cynthia H. Milligan is an Independent Director of Kellogg Company, since February 22, 2013. Ms. Milligan has served as a Kellogg Director since February 2013. She is Dean Emeritus of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She also served as a director, Omaha Branch, of the Kansas City Federal Reserve from 2002 to 2007. Prior to joining the University of Nebraska, Ms. Milligan is past president and chief executive officer of Cynthia Milligan & Associates, from 1991 to 1998. She served as Director of Banking and Finance for the State of Nebraska from 1987 until 1991, and prior to that she was a senior partner at Rembolt, Lodtke, Milligan and Berger in Lincoln, Nebraska. Ms. Milligan is a director of Wells Fargo & Company, Raven Industries, Inc., and 20 Calvert-sponsored mutual funds. She has also served as a member of the board of trustees of W.K. Kellogg Foundation since January 1999. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Ms. Milligan possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including, regulatory and government affairs, accounting and financial acumen, people management, leadership and administration, social responsibility and reputational issues, and public company board experience (including specific experience in credit, risk, governance, and social responsibility oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

La June Montgomery Tabron

Ms. La June Montgomery Tabron is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Montgomery Tabron has served as a Kellogg Director since February 2014. Ms. Montgomery Tabron was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation effective January 2014. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation since January 2014. During her 27 years with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, she held various positions in finance, including executive vice president of operations and treasurer from March 2012 to December 2013, chief operating officer and treasurer from January 2010 to February 2012, vice president of finance and treasurer from September 2000 to December 2009, assistant vice president of finance and assistant treasurer from September 1997 to September 2000, and controller from May 1987 to September 1997. Ms. Montgomery Tabron has also been a trustee of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Trust since 2014. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Ms. Montgomery Tabron possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, strategic planning, crisis management, health and nutrition, people management, regulatory and government affairs, social responsibility and reputational issues, and private company board experience (including specific experience in social responsibility oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

Rogelio Rebolledo

Mr. Rogelio M. Rebolledo is an Independent Director of Kellogg Co., since October 2008. Mr. Rebolledo has served as a Kellogg Director since October 2008. In 2007, Mr. Rebolledo retired from his position as chairman of PBG Mexico, the Mexican operations of Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. He began his 30-year career with PepsiCo Inc. at Sabritas, the salty snack food unit of Frito-Lay International in Mexico. He was responsible for the development of the international Frito-Lay business, first in Latin America and then in Asia and Europe. From 2001 to 2003, he was president and chief executive officer of Frito-Lay International. He also served as president and chief executive officer of Pepsi Bottling Group’s Mexico operations from January 2004 until being named chairman. Mr. Rebolledo is a director of The Clorox Company, and within the past five years, Mr. Rebolledo has also served as a director of Best Buy Co., Inc., The Pepsi Bottling Group, Applebees Inc. and Grupo ALFA. As a result of these professional and other experiences, Mr. Rebolledo has been determined to be an “Audit Committee Financial Expert” under the SEC’s rules and regulations, possesses particular knowledge and experience in a variety of areas, including accounting and financial acumen, international markets, manufacturing and supply chain, marketing, the retail environment, sales and distribution, and has public company board experience (including specific experience in auditing, compensation, and marketing oversight) that strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge, capabilities and experience.

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