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Business Summary
Logo General Mills, Inc.
Manufactures and markets consumer food products

General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores.

It operates through the following segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores & Foodservice.

The U.S. Retail segment operates grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, and drug, dollar and discount chains throughout the United States.

This segment products include ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, ready-to-serve soup, dry dinners, shelf stable and frozen vegetables, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, grain, fruit and savory snacks, and a wide variety of organic products include granola bars, cereal, and soup.

The International segment consists of retail and foodservice businesses outside of the United States.

This segment products include ready-to-eat cereals, shelf stable and frozen vegetables, dry dinners, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, and grain and fruit snacks.

The Convenience Stores & Foodservice segment products include cereals, snacks, yogurt, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, baking mixes, and flour.

The company was founded by Cadwallader C. Washburn in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Number of employees : 39 000 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States Retail10,50759.6%10,00760.4% -4.76%
International5,12829.1%4,63228% -9.67%
Convenience Stores and Foodservice1,99511.3%1,92411.6% -3.57%
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States12,50270.9%11,93172% -4.57%
Non-United States5,12929.1%4,63228% -9.68%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Kendall Powell631979Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey L. Harmening, MBA501994President & Chief Operating Officer
Donal Leo Mulligan MBA, CPA561998Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Peter C. Erickson561994Executive VP-Innovation, Technology & Quality
Stephen A. Odland582004Independent Director
Heidi G. Miller, PhD641999Independent Director
Dorothy A. Terrell711994Independent Director
Robert L. Ryan, MBA742005Independent Director
Bradbury H. Anderson682007Independent Director
R. Kerry Clark642009Lead Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 754,411,272 577,309,693 76.5% 174,400,000 23.1% 76.5%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 43,724,964 7.54%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 36,316,490 6.26%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 32,354,312 5.58%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 16,686,243 2.88%
Invesco Advisers, Inc. 9,791,964 1.69%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc. 8,843,959 1.52%
Managed Account Advisors LLC 8,748,614 1.51%
American Century Investment Management, Inc. 8,031,335 1.38%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) 6,936,426 1.20%
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC 6,622,154 1.14%
Sector
Consumer Non-Cyclical
Food & Beverages
 Food & Tobacco
  Food Processing
   Food Processing - NEC
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Sector Food Processing - NEC
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Sector Food Processing - NEC
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Company contact information
General Mills, Inc.
1 General Mills Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55426-1347

Phone : +1.763.764.7600
Fax : +1.763.764.8330
Web : www.generalmills.com
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