Leadership biographies

Becky O'Grady

Rebecca L. O'Grady

Vice President; President, Häagen-Dazs Strategic Business Unit

Becky O’Grady is president of Häagen-Dazs Strategic Business UnitShe is responsible for accelerating growth through global strategy, innovation and organizational effectiveness.


Northwestern University, bachelor's degree, 1990

Harvard University, MBA, 1994

Her previous role at General Mills was as president of Yoplait USA.

She joined General Mills in 1990, and that career spans leadership roles in a variety of divisions and brands including Yoplait, Cheerios, Progresso and Betty Crocker

O'Grady has also led significant new product and new business initiatives for the company. She was promoted to vice president of the company in 2003. Previously, she served as the vice president and business unit director of the Yoplait division.

O’Grady is an active volunteer. She was a founding member of the Women in Marketing employee network and is a mentor in the Partnership for Diversity Growth program at General Mills. She serves on both the Women in Leadership and Hispanic Network Advisory Boards.

She also volunteers with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and previously served on the board of Working Opportunities for Women. 


Kendall J. Powell
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Allendorf
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

Y. Marc Belton
Executive Vice President, Global Strategy, Growth and Marketing Innovation

Gary Chu
Senior Vice President; President, Greater China

John Church
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

David Clark
Vice President; President, Yoplait USA

David E. Dudick Sr.
Senior Vice President; President, General Mills Canada

Peter Erickson
Executive Vice President, Innovation, Technology and Quality

Olivier Faujour
Vice President; President, Yoplait International

Jeffrey L. Harmening
Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail

David P. Homer
Senior Vice President; President, General Mills Canada

Christina Law
Vice President; President, Asia, Middle East and Africa region

Michele S. Meyer
Sr. Vice President; President, Meals

Donal L. Mulligan
Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer

James H. Murphy
Senior Vice President, President Big G Cereals

Kimberly A. Nelson
Senior Vice President, External Relations; President, General Mills Foundation

Elizabeth Nordlie
Vice President; President, Baked Goods

Jonathon J. Nudi
Senior Vice President; President, Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Rebecca L. O'Grady
Vice President; President, Häagen-Dazs

Shawn P. O'Grady
Senior Vice President; President, Sales and Channel Development

Christopher D. O'Leary
Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer, International

Bethany C. Quam
Vice President; President, Convenience & Foodservice

Roderick A. Palmore
Executive Vice President; General Counsel; Chief Compliance and Risk Management Officer, and Secretary

Ann W.H. Simonds
Senior Vice President; Chief Marketing Officer

Anton Vincent
Vice President; President, Snacks

Sean N. Walker
Senior Vice President; President, Latin America

Jacqueline R. Williams-Roll
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources Operations

Kristen Wenker
Senior Vice President; Financial Operations

Keith A. Woodward
Senior Vice President; Financial Operations

Jerry Young
Vice President, Controller