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Leadership biographies

Becky O'Grady

Rebecca L. O'Grady

Vice President; President, Yoplait USA

Becky O’Grady is president of Yoplait USA and is responsible for the fast-growing yogurt business of General Mills, including Yoplait yogurt products.


Northwestern University, bachelor's degree, 1990

Harvard University, MBA, 1994

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

Mark W. Addicks
Senior Vice President; Chief Marketing Officer

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

Kofi Bruce
Vice President, Treasurer

Gary Chu
Senior Vice President; President, Greater China

Juliana L. Chugg
Senior Vice President; President, Meals

David Clark
Vice President, Häagen-Dazs

John Church
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Michael L. Davis
Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources

David E. Dudick Sr.
Senior Vice President; President, U.S. Channels Sales

Peter Erickson
Executive Vice President, Innovation, Technology and Quality

Ian R. Friendly
Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail

Olivier Faujour
Vice President; President, Yoplait International

Jeffrey L. Harmening
Senior Vice President; President, Big G cereals

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

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

Luis Gabriel Merizalde
Senior Vice President; President, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Michele S. Meyer
Vice President; President, Small Planet Foods

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

Jonathon J. Nudi
Vice President; President, Snacks

Rebecca L. O'Grady
Vice President; President, Yoplait USA

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

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

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

Ann W.H. Simonds
Senior Vice President; President, Baking Products

Anton Vincent
Vice President; President, Frozen Foods

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

Kristen Wenker
Senior Vice President; Financial Operations

Keith A. Woodward
Senior Vice President; Financial Operations

Jerry Young
Vice President, Controller