BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
- @KelloggCompany welcomes Noel Wallace to Board of Directors
- Noel Wallace of Colgate-Palmolive @CP_News joins @KelloggCompany Board of Directors
Kellogg Company announced today the election of Noel R. Wallace to its board of directors effective October 1, 2015.
Wallace is currently President, Colgate-Palmolive Latin America. He began his consumer products career at Colgate-Palmolive in 1987, and has gained nearly 30 years of experience building, growing and transforming businesses within the company and in emerging markets.
In addition to his current Latin America role, he has held responsibilities in Turkey, Russia, Poland, Mexico, South Africa, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, and previously led the Company's North American unit and Global Sustainability Strategy.
Wallace currently serves on the nonprofit board of Project Sunshine, and has previously served on the boards of several nonprofits, including the American Cleaning Institute, Personal Care Product Council, and American Chamber of Commerce in Poland and Mexico.
"Noel brings valuable experience with consumer goods in emerging markets, which is an area of increasing focus for Kellogg," said John Bryant, Chairman and CEO of Kellogg Company. "The board and company will benefit greatly from his experience of meeting the demands of an increasingly digital, mobile and global consumer base."
About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2014 sales of $14.6 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. Our brands – Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. Through our Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative, we're providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks – more than half of which are breakfasts – to children and families in need around the world by the end of 2016. To learn more, visit www.kelloggcompany.com or follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany, YouTube and on Social K.
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