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General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States and internationally. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products include ready-to-eat cereals; convenient meals, including meal kits, ethnic meals, pizza, frozen breakfast, and frozen entrees; snacks comprising grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; refrigerated yogurt products; ice creams; baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough products; and frozen and shelf-stable vegetable products. In addition, the company’s products comprise organic products, such as granola bars, cereals, and soups. It sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as to drug, dollar, and discount chains. Further, it owns retail shops that offer ice creams and frozen desserts. General Mills, Inc. also exports its products primarily to Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

43,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/3/14
Founded in 1928

general mills inc (GIS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.4K
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating ...
Total Annual Compensation: $653.4K
Chief Compliance & Risk Management Officer, E...
Total Annual Compensation: $645.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

general mills inc (GIS) Key Developments

General Mills to Close Methuen Plant

General Mills Inc. announced that it will close two plants, including one in Methuen that makes Yoplait yogurt. The closing will result in 144 workers being laid off, the company said in a statement. The company expects the transition to be completed in about a year. The company announced it will provide severance and transition benefits to all affected employees.

General Mills, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended August 24, 2014

General Mills, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended August 24, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $4,268.4 million against $4,372.7 million a year ago. Operating profit was $557.5 million against $734.8 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes and after-tax earnings from joint ventures was $479.0 million against $656.0 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to the company were $345.2 million or $0.55 per diluted share against $459.3 million or $0.70 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $329.4 million against $381.1 million a year ago. Purchases of land, buildings, and equipment were $148.6 million against $123.8 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was $620.7 million against $738.4 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to the company were $381.0 million against $462.4 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted EPS totaled 61 cents, down 13% from 70 cents in last year's first quarter.

General Mills Inc. Names Michael Fanuele as its First Chief Creative Officer

General Mills Inc. named Michael Fanuele as its first chief creative officer. Fanuele, Fallon's chief strategy officer, will report to Chief Marketing Officer Mark Addicks as part of a strategy to centralize brand management at the Golden Valley-based food giant. In his new role, Fanuele will oversee brand strategy, strategic planning and creative development for the General Mills family of brands.


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