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.

  

Education
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. 

 
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