Joe Stewart to Retire From Kellogg Company

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Kellogg Company

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph M. Stewart, Kellogg
 Company (NYSE:   K) senior vice president, corporate affairs and chief ethics
 officer, is retiring from the company after 21 years of service.  During his
 career, Stewart has been a primary spokesperson for the company at the local,
 state, national and international level.
     "Joe has represented Kellogg with great business, political and social
 distinction around the world," said Carlos M. Gutierrez, Kellogg Company
 chairman and chief executive officer.  "We have benefited greatly from his
 energetic and caring spirit, his wise counsel and his deep commitment to
 Kellogg Company."
     After a ten-year career as director of child nutrition programs for the
 Washington, D.C. public schools and as one of the nation's top foodservice
 directors, Stewart joined Kellogg in 1980 as director, child nutrition
 programs.  He was promoted to director, corporate communications in 1981, vice
 president, public affairs in 1985 and senior vice president, corporate affairs
 in 1988.  He was named the company's first chief ethics officer last year.
     Stewart earlier served as director, food services for Howard University in
 Washington D.C., as director, food services for the city's public schools and
 as state director for child nutrition programs, District of Columbia.  He was
 twice appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to the U.S. Agriculture
 Extension Users Advisory Board.
     He currently serves on a number of boards, including AAA of Michigan, the
 Michigan National Bank Advisory Board, the Southern University System
 Foundation, Stewart Industries, LLC and Pyper Products.  He chairs the Kellogg
 Company Twenty-Five Year Employees' Trust Fund, Inc., the Kellogg Better
 Government Committee and Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund.
     The Battle Creek resident has also chaired the governing board of the
 Battle Creek Health System, the Calhoun County Health Improvement Program, the
 Battle Creek United Arts Council's Vision Quest 5000 Campaign and a Greater
 Battle Creek United Way Campaign.  Other board memberships have included the
 Greater Battle Creek Urban League and the National Resource Center for the
 Healing of Racism.  Stewart is a life member of the NAACP.
     Born in Maringouin, La., Stewart received a bachelor's degree in foods and
 nutrition and an honorary doctorate of science from Southern University in
 Baton Rouge.  He also has an honorary degree in public service from Albion
 College in Albion, Mich.
 
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SOURCE Kellogg Company
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph M. Stewart, Kellogg
 Company (NYSE:   K) senior vice president, corporate affairs and chief ethics
 officer, is retiring from the company after 21 years of service.  During his
 career, Stewart has been a primary spokesperson for the company at the local,
 state, national and international level.
     "Joe has represented Kellogg with great business, political and social
 distinction around the world," said Carlos M. Gutierrez, Kellogg Company
 chairman and chief executive officer.  "We have benefited greatly from his
 energetic and caring spirit, his wise counsel and his deep commitment to
 Kellogg Company."
     After a ten-year career as director of child nutrition programs for the
 Washington, D.C. public schools and as one of the nation's top foodservice
 directors, Stewart joined Kellogg in 1980 as director, child nutrition
 programs.  He was promoted to director, corporate communications in 1981, vice
 president, public affairs in 1985 and senior vice president, corporate affairs
 in 1988.  He was named the company's first chief ethics officer last year.
     Stewart earlier served as director, food services for Howard University in
 Washington D.C., as director, food services for the city's public schools and
 as state director for child nutrition programs, District of Columbia.  He was
 twice appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to the U.S. Agriculture
 Extension Users Advisory Board.
     He currently serves on a number of boards, including AAA of Michigan, the
 Michigan National Bank Advisory Board, the Southern University System
 Foundation, Stewart Industries, LLC and Pyper Products.  He chairs the Kellogg
 Company Twenty-Five Year Employees' Trust Fund, Inc., the Kellogg Better
 Government Committee and Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund.
     The Battle Creek resident has also chaired the governing board of the
 Battle Creek Health System, the Calhoun County Health Improvement Program, the
 Battle Creek United Arts Council's Vision Quest 5000 Campaign and a Greater
 Battle Creek United Way Campaign.  Other board memberships have included the
 Greater Battle Creek Urban League and the National Resource Center for the
 Healing of Racism.  Stewart is a life member of the NAACP.
     Born in Maringouin, La., Stewart received a bachelor's degree in foods and
 nutrition and an honorary doctorate of science from Southern University in
 Baton Rouge.  He also has an honorary degree in public service from Albion
 College in Albion, Mich.
 
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