USA: Rajan Nagarajan is appointed vice president and chief information officer of Kellogg Company
"Leadership in the use of information technology is a key part of Kellogg Company's growth strategy," said Thomas J. Webb, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kellogg Company. "Rajan Nagarajan brings not just outstanding technology experience but also exceptional people, organization, and leadership skills to this critically important role for Kellogg Company."
Mr. Nagarajan began his career as an engineer and transitioned to information technology consulting. He joined Ford Motor Company in 1986 as a systems analyst and rapidly moved through the Ford IT organization to positions of increasing responsibility leading to his present position. During his career at Ford, he has held many key IT positions supporting Product Development and Engineering, Technical Services-Marketing and Sales, Human Resources, and Finance. He also led Ford's IT efforts for the Asia- Pacific region.
Mr. Nagarajan received a BS in mechanical engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India; an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India; and an MS in computer science from Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.
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. The company's brands include Kellogg's, Special K, Rice Krispies, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Nutri-Grain, Morningstar Farms, and Kashi. Kellogg icons such as Tony the Tiger and Snap! Crackle! Pop! are among the most recognized characters in advertising. Kellogg's products are manufactured in 20 countries and marketed in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information, visit Kellogg's web site at www.kelloggs.com
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