Jeffrey L. Harmening

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc.

Jeffrey L. Harmening

Jeffrey L. Harmening

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Jeffrey L. Harmening is on the board of The Toro Co., DePauw University and The Consumer Goods Forum and Chairman at Grocery Manufacturers Association and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc. In his past career Mr. Harmening was President & Chief Executive Officer of Cereal Partners Worldwide. He received an undergraduate degree from DePauw University and an MBA from Harvard University.

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General Mills, Inc.
Cereal Partners Worldwide

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Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1967

Age

53

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General Mills at Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

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Chief Supply Chain Officer & Global Business Solutions Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Revenue Development Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Group President, Asia & Latin America at General Mills, Inc.

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Coordinator of Events & Special Projects at DePauw University

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Chief Executive Officer at Gardetto's Bakery, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Greencore USA, Inc.

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General Counsel & Secretary at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Litigation Counsel at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Human Resources Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc.
Education
MBA
Class of 1994

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor's Degree
Class of 1989

DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, USA, is a private, national liberal arts college and School of Music with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students. The school has a Methodist heritage and was originally known as Indiana Asbury University. DePauw is a member of both the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference. The Society of Professional Journalists was founded at DePauw. DePauw is home to both the first modern-day sorority and the two longest continuously-running fraternities in the world.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Business Roundtable advocates public policies that ensure economic growth. It considers public policy issues which contains groups like the construction users anti-inflation roundtable, a group devoted to containing construction costs; and the labor law study committee, made up of labor relations executives of major companies. The Business Roundtable was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Career History
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
1994 - Current

General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It operates through the following segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores and Foodservice; Europe and Australia; and Asia and Latin America; and Pet. The North America Retail segment reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, and e-commerce grocery providers. The Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment consists of ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, and baking mixes. The Europe and Australia segment refers to the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Europe and Australian region, which includes yogurt, meal kits, super-premium ice cream, refrigerated and frozen dough products, shelf stable vegetables, grain snacks, and dessert and baking mixes. The Asia and Latin America segment encompasses the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Asia and South America regions, which consist of premium ice cream and frozen desserts, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, meal kits, salty and grain snacks, wellness beverages, and refrigerated yogurt. The Pet segment represents the pet food products sold primarily in the United States in specialty channels, including national pet superstore chains, regional pet store chains, neighborhood pet stores, and farm and feed stores; e-commerce retailers; military outlets; hardware stores; veterinary clinics and hospitals; and grocery and mass merchandisers. The company was founded by Cadwallader C. Washburn in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Senior Vice President, President-Big G Cereals
Tenure Unconfirmed

General Mills Canada Corp. produces packaged food products. It offers meals, snacks, vegetables, drinks, fruits, and organic food products. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW S.A.) was founded as a joint venture between General Mills Inc. and Nestlé S.A. to produce and sell ready-to-eat breakfast cereals worldwide outside the United States and Canada. It leverages the strengths of its two partners. Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Cereal Partners Worldwide has 16 factories and employs over 4000 people all over the world. CPW has a strong portfolio of over 50 brands -including the Fitness® franchise, Cheerios®, Chocapic® and Nesquik®-- with sales in over 140 countries worldwide. The company has a track record of strong volume growth, as well as sales and market share development

Boards & Committees
Director
2012 - Prior

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW S.A.) was founded as a joint venture between General Mills Inc. and Nestlé S.A. to produce and sell ready-to-eat breakfast cereals worldwide outside the United States and Canada. It leverages the strengths of its two partners. Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Cereal Partners Worldwide has 16 factories and employs over 4000 people all over the world. CPW has a strong portfolio of over 50 brands -including the Fitness® franchise, Cheerios®, Chocapic® and Nesquik®-- with sales in over 140 countries worldwide. The company has a track record of strong volume growth, as well as sales and market share development

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2012

DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, USA, is a private, national liberal arts college and School of Music with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students. The school has a Methodist heritage and was originally known as Indiana Asbury University. DePauw is a member of both the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference. The Society of Professional Journalists was founded at DePauw. DePauw is home to both the first modern-day sorority and the two longest continuously-running fraternities in the world.

$1,500 - $4,999
2011

DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, USA, is a private, national liberal arts college and School of Music with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students. The school has a Methodist heritage and was originally known as Indiana Asbury University. DePauw is a member of both the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference. The Society of Professional Journalists was founded at DePauw. DePauw is home to both the first modern-day sorority and the two longest continuously-running fraternities in the world.

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