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

General Mills, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores.

It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.

General Mills operates through three reportable business segments: U.S. Retail, International, 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 : 42 000 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States Retail10,60559.2%10,50759.6% -0.93%
International5,38630.1%5,12829.1% -5.03%
Convenience Stores and Foodservice1,91910.7%1,99511.3% +3.82%
Unallocated Corporate Items-----
Divestiture (Gain)-----
Restructuring, impairment, and Other Exit Costs-----
Restructuring, Impairment, and Other Exit Costs-----
Sales per Regions
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States12,52369.9%12,50270.9% -0.17%
Non-United States5,38730.1%5,12929.1% -5.03%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Kendall Powell601979Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Donal Leo Mulligan MBA, CPA541998Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Peter C. Erickson541994Executive VP-Innovation, Technology & Quality
Mike D. Rose722004Lead Independent Director
Stephen A. Odland552004Independent Director
Judith Richards Hope741989Independent Director
Paul P. Danos PhD, MBA722004Independent Director
Heidi G. Miller, PhD611999Independent Director
Raymond Gilmartin731997Lead Independent Director
Dorothy A. Terrell691994Independent Director
Shareholders
NameShares%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 35,549,273 5.94%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 33,563,680 5.61%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 27,611,570 4.61%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 23,309,609 3.89%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc. 8,695,119 1.45%
Invesco Advisers, Inc. 7,634,819 1.28%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 7,467,187 1.25%
Mellon Capital Management Corp. 7,442,439 1.24%
Wells Fargo Advisors LLC 6,885,892 1.15%
Harris Associates LP 5,951,800 0.99%
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General Mills, Inc. : Connections
The NHP Foundation
Minnesota Early Learning Foundation
The Castleton Festival
The Consumer Goods Forum
Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.
General Mills Cereals LLC
Cereal Partners Worldwide
Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc.
General Mills Foundation
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of St. Paul & MPLS
Catalyst, Inc.
Aim Higher Foundation
FirstCap Advisors
YourEncore, Inc.
The Conference Board, Inc.
Prosperity Worldwide
Minnesota Business Partnership, Inc.
The Science Museum of Minnesota
Altius Holdings Ltd.
Midaro Investments, Inc.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health
First Data Corp.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation
The National Association of Corporate Directors, Inc.
Conservation International Foundation
University of Memphis
Princeton University
Youth Villages, Inc.
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Council Capital
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Committee for Economic Development
First Light Capital LLC
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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