Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) yesterday announced the following senior management appointments:
  • David Mackay, currently senior vice president of Kellogg, has been appointed executive vice president. He will continue to serve as president, Kellogg USA.

  • Michael J. Teale, currently senior vice president - global supply chain of Kellogg, has been appointed executive vice president and assistant to the chairman.

  • King Pouw, currently vice president - supply chain, Kellogg Europe, has been appointed senior vice president - operations, Kellogg Company.

  • Arthur A. Byrd, currently executive vice president - operations, Kellogg USA, has been appointed to the additional position of vice president, Kellogg Company.
"These appointments recognize outstanding performance by these individuals and will help create a tighter focus on executing our business plans," said Carlos M. Gutierrez, Kellogg chairman of the board and chief executive officer.

Company Information

With annual sales of nearly $7 billion, Kellogg Company is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, wholesome snacks, and meat alternatives. Kellogg recently announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Keebler Foods Company. Keebler and its subsidiaries constitute the second largest cookie and cracker maker in the United States with annual sales of $2.7 billion.