Sam K. Reed, Kellogg vice chairman and board member, has announced his retiremebt as vice chairman effective 26 March. He is not standing for re- election to the board of directors. During his career, Reed served as president and chief executive officer of Keebler Foods Company from 1996 until its acquisition by Kellogg in March 2001. He was named to his current Kellogg positions at the time of the acquisition.