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James (Jim) M. Jenness has been chairman of the board of Kellogg Company since February 2005 and chairs the Executive Committee. Jim has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since July 2000. He is also a member of the company’s executive leadership team.
Jim joined the company in February 2005 as chairman of the board and chief executive officer and served as chief executive officer until December 31, 2006.
Before this role, Mr. Jenness served as chief executive officer of Integrated Merchandising Systems, LLC. Prior to that, he served as vice chairman and chief operating officer of Leo Burnett Company. He also served as a member of its board of directors and executive committee.
Jim earned a bachelor's degree in marketing and a master's degree in business administration from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, where in 2006 he was awarded a doctor of humane letters degree. Jim serves on the DePaul College of Commerce Advisory Council and as a member and chairman of DePaul’s Board of Trustees.
Jim is co-trustee of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Trust. He is the lead director of the board of directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Children’s Memorial Hospital (senior director) and the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls.
Jim was born in Chicago where he and his wife, Sharon, reside. They have three children.
John A. Bryant, President and Chief Executive Officer
John A. Bryant has been president and chief executive officer of Kellogg Company since January 2011. He has been a member of Kellogg Company’s board of directors since July 2010.
Mr. Bryant joined Kellogg Company in 1998 and has held a variety of roles including Chief Financial Officer, President of North America, International and Chief Operating Officer before becoming Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Bryant serves on the board of directors of Catalyst, The Consumer Goods Forum, Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association.
Mr. Bryant received a degree from the Australian National University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Bryant was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He resides in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife, Alison, and their six children.
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., Member, Board of Directors
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Sr. has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since 1997.
As a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors, Dr. Carson serves on the Consumer Marketing Committee, the Nominating and Governance Committee, and the Social Responsibility Committee.
Dr. Carson is director of pediatric neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. He was appointed to this position in 1984 at the age of 33, making him one of the youngest doctors in America to hold such a position.
Dr. Carson is also a full professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
Dr. Carson is a recipient of numerous honors and awards including more than 50 honorary doctorate degrees. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the Horatio Alger Society of Distinguished Americans, and many other prestigious organizations. He is a board member of numerous organizations, including Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Academy of Achievement and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation, the governing body of Yale University. He was appointed in 2004 by President George W. Bush to serve on the President’s Council on Bioethics. As a highly regarded motivational speaker, Dr. Carson has addressed various audiences from school systems and civic groups to corporations and the President’s National Prayer Breakfast. In June 2008, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
He is the president and co-founder of the Carsons Scholars Fund, which recognizes young people of all backgrounds for exceptional academic and humanitarian accomplishments. He also co-founded Angels of the OR, which provides grants to assist families with non-covered medical care expenses involving both adult and pediatric neurosurgery.
Dr. Carson and his wife, Lacena, reside in Upperco, Maryland. They have three children.
John T. Dillon, Member, Board of Directors
John T. Dillon has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since July 2000.
As a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors, Mr. Dillon chairs the Compensation Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee, the Audit Committee, and the Nominating and Governance Committee.
Mr. Dillon is a Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners.
He is the retired chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper Company, the world’s largest paper and forest products company, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mr. Dillon joined International Paper in 1965. In 1982, he was elected vice president and group executive for the land and timber group, assuming additional responsibilities for wood products in 1986. In 1987 he became an executive vice president responsible for the company’s packaging sector. He was elected to the company’s board of directors in 1991. Mr. Dillon was named president in 1995 and chairman and chief executive officer in 1996.
Mr. Dillon is a retired director of E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co and of Caterpillar Inc., has served as chairman of the Business Roundtable, the American Forest and Paper Association, and as chairman of the board of governors of the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement. Mr. Dillon was a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Trade Policy and Negotiations and is a member of the Business Council. He also served as chairman of the board of directors of the National Council on Economic Education.
Mr. Dillon and his wife, M.C., reside in Greenwich, Connecticut. They have one son.
Gordon Gund, Member, Board of Directors
Gordon Gund has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since 1986.
As a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors, Mr. Gund chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Consumer Marketing Committee.
He is chairman and chief executive officer of Gund Investment Corporation, which manages diversified investment activities.
Mr. Gund is also chairman and co-founder of The Foundation Fighting Blindness.
He serves as a director of Corning, Inc.
Mr. Gund and his wife, Llura, reside in Princeton, New Jersey. They have two children and six grandchildren.
Dorothy A. Johnson, Member, Board of Directors
Dorothy A. Johnson has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since April 1998.
As a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors, Ms. Johnson chairs the Social Responsibility Committee. She also serves on the Executive Committee and the Consumer Marketing Committee.
Ms. Johnson is president of the Ahlburg Company, Grand Haven, Michigan and president emeritus of the Council of Michigan Foundations, the largest regional association of grantmakers in the country, where she served as CEO for twenty-five years.
Ms. Johnson is a trustee of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. She serves on the boards of Learning to Give, Princeton Theological Seminary, Grand Valley State University Foundation and the Grand Rapids Symphony.
Ms. Johnson is a former director of National City Bank Corporation, the Corporation for National and Community Service, Council on Foundations, Foundation Center, Independent Sector, the National Charities Information Bureau, the National Center on Family Philanthropy, Indiana Center on Philanthropy, Presbyterian Foundation, Grand Valley State University and AAA Michigan.
Ms. Johnson and her husband, Martin, reside in Grand Haven, Michigan. They have two daughters and six grandchildren.
Ann McLaughling Korologos, Member, Board of Directors
Ann McLaughlin Korologos has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since 1989.
As a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors, Ms. Korologos serves on the Compensation Committee, the Nominating and Governance Committee, and the Social Responsibility Committee.
From October 1996 until December 2005, she served as senior advisor to Benedetto, Gartland & Company, Inc. From October 1996 until August 2000, she served as chairman of The Aspen Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose goal is to enhance, through debate, the effectiveness of the leaders of the country’s democratic institutions. She served as chairman of the RAND Board of Trustees from April 2004 through April 2009. RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.
Ms. Korologos served as U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Ronald Reagan from 1987-1989. She also served as Under Secretary of the Department of Interior and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. In September 1989, she was appointed by President George Bush as Chairman of the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism and the Commission presented its report to the President in May 1990. From 1990-1995, she served as president of the Federal City Council in Washington, D.C., a non-profit organization.
She is a director of AMR Corporation (the parent company of American Airlines); Host Hotels and Resorts, Inc.; Harman International Industries, Incorporated; and Vulcan Materials Company.
Ms. Korologos and her husband, Tom, reside in Washington, D.C.
Donald R. Knauss, Member, Board of Directors
Donald R. Knauss has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since November 2007.
As a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Knauss serves on the Audit Committee and the Consumer Marketing Committee.
Mr. Knauss is the chairman and chief executive officer of The Clorox Company, a leading manufacturer of consumer products, headquartered in Oakland, California.
Prior to joining The Clorox Company, Mr. Knauss was the president and COO of Coca-Cola North America. He spent 12 years with The Coca-Cola Company in a variety of general management and division president roles. Beginning in 1998, Mr. Knauss served nearly two years managing Coca-Cola's businesses in ten countries of Southern Africa. He was named president and chief executive officer of The Minute Maid Company in 2000 and became president and COO of Coca-Cola North America in 2004.
Previously, Mr. Knauss worked in various director and vice president roles at PepsiCo, Inc., particularly with the Frito-Lay and Tropicana divisions. Knauss began his career in consumer product goods at Procter & Gamble as a brand manager in 1981, after serving as an officer with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Knauss serves on the board of directors for the URS Corporation; Indiana University, dean’s advisory board, College of Arts & Sciences; University of San Diego, board of trustees; Morehouse College, board of trustees; and the Marine Corp University Foundation, board of trustees.
Mr. Knauss and his wife, Ellie, reside in Berkeley, California. They have four children.
Rogelio M. Rebolledo, Member, Board of Directors
Rogelio M. Rebolledo has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since July 2008.
As a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Rebolledo serves on the Audit Committee, the Consumer Marketing Committee and the Social Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Rebolledo retired in 2007 as chairman of the Pepsi Bottling Group, Mexico. He also served as the company’s president and chief executive officer from 2004-2006.
Prior to joining the Pepsi bottling business in Mexico in 2004, Mr. Rebolledo held a number of key positions during his 27-year tenure with PepsiCo Inc. In his early role as president and chief operating officer for PepsiCo Foods International, Mr. Rebolledo was instrumental in expanding the company’s presence in the Latin American and Asia Pacific regions.
Upon his promotion to president and chief executive officer of the newly formed Frito-Lay International Division in 2000, Mr. Rebolledo assumed responsibilities for the European, Middle Eastern and South African markets as well. He retired from PepsiCo in 2003.
Mr. Rebolledo, and his wife, Carmen, reside in Mexico City. They have three children.
Sterling Speirn, Member, Board of Directors
Sterling Speirn has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since March 2007.
As a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors, Mr. Speirn serves on the Consumer Marketing Committee, Manufacturing Committee and the Social Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Speirn is president and chief executive officer of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He is a member of the board of trustees of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and a trustee of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Trust.
He has led the foundation to a new strategic framework and refined mission focusing on propelling vulnerable children to success through a comprehensive approach focused on education and learning; food, health and well-being; and family economic security along with a commitment to promoting racial equality.
Prior to joining the Kellogg Foundation, Speirn led the Peninsula Community Foundation in Silicon Valley as well as the Center for Venture Philanthropy. Speirn has a broad and deep commitment to education through his current work partnering with, among others, the Buffett Early Childhood Fund to establish Educare schools across the country. Early in his career, he practiced law, led the national computer grants initiative for Apple Computer and was a teacher of 7th and 8th grade students.
He is a member of the board of directors of the Council of Michigan Foundations and Excellent Schools Detroit. He is also co-chairman of the National Diversity in Philanthropy Advisory Board, a member of the Council on Foundations Committee on Inclusiveness, and a member of the Executive Policy Committee of the First Five Years Fund.
Mr. Speirn has two children and he and his wife, Diana Aviv, reside in Augusta, Michigan.
Dr. John L. Zabriskie, Member, Board of Directors
Dr. John L. Zabriskie has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since 1995.
As a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors, Dr. Zabriskie chairs the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee.
Dr. Zabriskie is president of Lansing Brown Investments, LLC, a privately held firm which makes seed investments in start-up life sciences companies. From 1997 to 1999, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of NEN Life Science Products, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty biochemicals.
Previously, Dr. Zabriskie served from 1995 to 1997 as president and chief executive officer of Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc., a leading prescription drug manufacturer. He previously served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of The Upjohn Company from 1994 to 1995.
Before joining Upjohn, Dr. Zabriskie had served since 1993 as executive vice president of Merck & Co., Inc., a leading international pharmaceutical company, and as president of
its Manufacturing Division. He had served as senior vice president of Merck since 1991 and previously was president of Merck Sharp & Dohme, Merck's U.S. pharmaceutical business.
Dr. Zabriskie is a director of Array Biopharma, Arca Discovery, and PureTech Ventures LLC.
Dr. Zabriskie and his wife, Adelaide, reside in Snowmass, Colorado. They have four children.