Kellogg Company Directors Elect International Paper Executive Mary Laschinger
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Oct. 31, 2012
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company announced
today the election of Mary A. Laschinger, senior vice president of
International Paper (IP) and president of IP's xpedx distribution business, to
its board of directors effective Oct. 26, 2012.
"Mary's more than 30 years of experience leading operating units of some of
the world's most well-respected companies will be a real asset to Kellogg,"
said Chairman Jim Jenness. "We are excited that Mary has agreed to join our
In her current role, Laschinger is responsible for IP's North American
distribution business. She previously served as president of the company's
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business in Belgium. Earlier in her
career, Laschinger worked at James River Corporation and Kimberly-Clark
The board also appointed Laschinger to the Manufacturing, and Social
Responsibility and Public Policy committees.
About Kellogg Company
Driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter,
Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) is the world's leading producer of cereal, second
largest producer of cookies and crackers and - through the May 2012
acquisition of the iconic Pringles® business - the world's second largest
savory snacks company. In addition, Kellogg is a leading producer of frozen
foods. Every day, our well-loved brands produced in 18 countries and
marketed in more than 180 countries nourish families so they can flourish
and thrive. With 2011 sales of more than $13 billion, these brands include
Cheez-It®, Coco Pops®, Corn Flakes®, Eggo®, Frosted Flakes®, Kashi®, Keebler®,
Kellogg's®, Mini-Wheats®, Pop-Tarts®, Pringles®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®,
and many more. To learn more about Kellogg Company, including our corporate
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