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Kellogg Company

Kellogg Company

Sector: Cereal Breakfast Foods Region: MI, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: K


For more than 100 years, Kellogg Company has delivered great taste, nutrition and value to our consumers. And, today, our brands are recognized and loved throughout the world, including Kellogg’s, Keebler, Special K, Pop Tarts, Eggo, Cheez-It, Pringles, Kashi, Rice Krispies, Tresor, Zucaritas, Froot Loops, Apple Jacks, and Frosted Flakes

Executives

James (Jim) M. Jenness, Chairman of the Board
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.
Stephanie Burns, Member, Board of Directors
Stephanie Burns, Ph.D., has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since February 2014. Dr. Burns serves on the Audit, Nominating & Governance, and Manufacturing Committees. Dr. Burns served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Dow Corning Corporation until her retirement in 2011. Dr. Burns has significant business insight and experience in global innovation as a result of her long-standing career in scientific research and management. She was instrumental in spearheading Dow Corning’s investments in emerging markets, including China, India, Russia, Turkey, and Vietnam. Dr. Burns served as Dow Corning’s first Director of Women’s Health and is the former Chairman of the American Chemical Council. She served on President Obama’s President’s Export Council, and has been on the Forbes magazine 100 Most Powerful Women list for several years.
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.
Richard Dreiling, Member, Board of Directors
Richard Dreiling has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since June 2016. Mr. Dreiling serves on the Audit Committee. Mr. Dreiling previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Dollar General Corporation, until his retirement in June 2015. He was also Chairman of Dollar General from December 2008 to January 2016, and served as Senior Advisor from June 2015 to January 2016. Dreiling has more than 40 years of diverse retail industry experience in consumer discount, drug store and grocery sectors. He spent 34 years with Safeway, Inc. in roles spanning marketing, manufacturing, distribution, merchandising and retail operations. Mr. Dreiling serves on the boards of Lowe’s Companies Inc., Aramark and PulteGroup Inc. Mr. Dreiling received a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Relations from Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri.
Zachary Gund, Member, Board of Directors
G. Zachary Gund has served as a member of Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors since December 2014. Mr. Gund chairs the Manufacturing Committee and also serves on the Executive Committee and Audit Committee. Mr. Gund is a Managing Partner of Coppermine Capital, LLC, a firm he founded in 2001. His work has spanned both the manufacturing and service industries, including food manufacturing. He is Chairman of Coppermine Bakery Holdings, which supplies wholesale fresh baked goods to the convenience store market under the Bake Fresh name. In addition, Mr. Gund is Chairman of CC/CPG Hold Company, which owns two health care services firms; and Chairman of Swan Dyeing and Printing, which services the indoor/outdoor furniture textile market. He is also a Board member for Agile Magnetics, a manufacturer of customer transformers and inductors. His previous experience includes business development for Ucentric Systems, a home networking company later acquired by Motorola.
Jame Jenness, Member, Board of Directors
James (Jim) Jenness has been a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since July 2000. He served as Chairman of the Board from February 2005 until July 2014. Mr. Jenness also served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 until December 31, 2006. As a member of the Board of Directors, Mr. Jenness is a member of the Manufacturing Committee and Social Responsibility & Public Policy Committee. 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. Mr. Jenness earned a Bachelor's degree in marketing and a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, where, in 2006, he was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters degree. He serves on the DePaul College of Commerce Advisory Council and as a member of DePaul’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Jenness is the Lead Director of the Board of Directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and he serves as a member of Prestige Brand Holdings Board of Directors. He is also Senior Director of Children’s Memorial Hospital and Director of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls.
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.
La June Montgomery Tabron, Member, Board of Directors
La June Montgomery Tabron is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. She joined the Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors in February 2014. Ms. Montgomery serves on the Manufacturing and Social Responsibility & Public Policy Committees. At the W.K Kellogg Foundation, Ms. Montgomery Tabron oversees the organization’s work ensuring optimal child development by focusing on educated and healthy kids, and secure families, as well as its commitments to community and civic engagements, and racial equality. During her 28-year career with the Foundation, she has been involved in all aspects of its operations, most recently as Executive Vice President for Operations and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Montgomery Tabron serves as a Director on the Detroit Workforce Development Board and the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. She serves as a board member for many community organizations, including Battle Creek Community Health Partners, Bronson Methodist Hospital and the Mississippi Center for Education Innovation. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
Carolyn Tastad, Member, Board of Directors
Carolyn Tastad has served as a member of Kellogg Company's Board of Directors since December 2015. Ms. Tastad serves on the Compensation & Talent Management Committee. Ms. Tastad is Group President, Procter & Gamble North America and is responsible for the company's business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Ms. Tastad's 30+ year career at Procter & Gamble has included roles in acquisition integration, sales and general management. She has held responsibilities at both global and regional levels, living in the U.S., Canada and Switzerland. Ms. Tastad serves on the boards of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and Cincinnati Museum Center. She previously served on the Wella AG corporate board in Germany and chaired the Board of Directors for INROADS Canada. Ms. Tastad received a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.

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