Kellogg Firm will quickly have a brand new chief data officer of North America Cereal Co., tapping Invoice Rex as a part of the model’s enterprise segmentation technique. With Rex’s appointment, together with a number of others not too long ago named, this completes the North America Cereal Co. management crew.
Rex is presently the CIO for Kellogg North America, making the transition a straightforward one. He brings IT and management expertise and has led a number of IT transformation initiatives throughout the corporate. Beforehand, Rex held IT positions at Stryker, Mylan, and Rockwell Collins.
Further management adjustments at North America Cereal Co. embrace Norma Barnes-Euresti as chief authorized officer, Mike Christensen as chief human sources officer, Stacy Flathau as chief company affairs officer, and Sarah Ludmer as chief wellbeing and ESG officer.
“The completion of the longer term management crew of North America Cereal Co. marks a major milestone on our journey to unleash the potential of this enterprise,” stated Steve Cahillane, Kellogg Firm’s chairman and CEO. “With greater than 165 years of mixed expertise at Kellogg Firm and vital subject material experience, I’m assured that that is the appropriate crew to guide North America Cereal Co. into the longer term.”
Barnes-Euresti is presently the VP and chief counsel, employment, ethics and compliance at Kellogg Firm, the place she oversees the areas of labor and employment. She has been with the Kellogg Firm for 23 years. She first joined Keebler in 1999, which was then acquired by Kellogg.
Christensen is presently the senior director of human sources for North America gross sales, overseeing the corporate’s fairness, range, and inclusion technique. He has been with the corporate for 11 years, holding roles throughout change administration and expertise technique. He beforehand held human sources roles at The Toro Firm.
Flathau is presently senior director of company communications at Kellogg Firm, the place she manages exterior communications, media relations, disaster communications, and provide chain and labor communications. In her new function, Flathau might be liable for communications, authorities relations, and philanthropy. Flathau has a journalistic background, reporting on enterprise.
Ludmer is presently the senior director of wellbeing and regulatory at Kellogg Firm. In her new function, she is going to form the corporate’s wellbeing and regulatory agenda, overseeing shopper affairs.She might be partnering with Doug VanDeVelde, chief development officer, to commercialize ESG. Previous to Kellogg, Ludmer oversaw the vitamin working group at Del Monte Meals.
Kellogg made the primary set of appointments in August, saying Gary Pilnick as CEO, Dave McKinstray as CFO, Sherry Brice-Williamson as chief provide chain officer, Doug VanDeVelde as chief development officer, Bruce Brown as chief buyer officer, and shannon bible as chief transformation officer.
These people might be reporting to Pilnick. Ludmer, in the meantime, can have a twin reporting function to each Pilnick and VanDeVelde.
Pilnick stated in an announcement that the data and expertise of this numerous crew “will present a powerful basis for North America Cereal Co. to proceed constructing momentum and capitalize on its compelling long-term alternatives for funding and revenue development.”
“I’m delighted to announce the completion of the North America Cereal Co. management crew with these world-class appointments,” he added. “We’re all excited to unlock the total potential of the enterprise and its highly effective manufacturers, and we’re proud to hold ahead the wealthy legacy of W.Ok. Kellogg.”
These new management appointments might be finalized upon the completion of Kellogg’s separation of North America Cereal Co., which ought to occur by the top of 2023.
Extra Concerning the Enterprise Restructure
North America Cereal Co. will embrace a portfolio of main manufacturers resembling Kellogg’s, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops, Mini-Wheats, Particular Ok, Raisin Bran, Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, Kashi, and Bear Bare. The corporate is on the lookout for better strategic focus and operational flexibility by zoning in on North America Cereal Co. as a standalone firm.
The corporate plans to make board appointments as a part of the separation course of. The rest of the Kellogg Firm Govt Committee will stay with World Snacking Co.