General Mills at Davos World Economic Forum
More than 2,600 of the world’s top business leaders are gathering in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum.
General Mills CEO Ken Powell, and Chris O’Leary, COO and executive vice president of our International business, are attending.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
The theme of this year’s gathering is “The Great Transformation." The focus is how leaders exercise their responsibilities to improve the state of the world for future generations.
Powell and O'Leary spoke about the importance of the event before they left.
Powell talks about the origin and mission of the World Economic Forum.
Powell discusses the involvement of General Mills in the World Economic Forum, food insecurity, and how that led General Mills to launch Partners in Food Solutions.
The World Economic Forum allows Powell to hear from experts in government, industry and academia from around the world.
Powell previews his schedule at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos.
O’Leary discusses the mission of the World Economic Forum, his agenda, and who he will meet.
O’Leary says creating a more sustainable world is a key theme of the 2012 World Economic Forum.
O’Leary recounts his first trip to the World Economic Forum, where he heard a speaker talk about the Hamburger Helper brand.
O’Leary on why it’s important for leaders from General Mills to attend the World Economic Forum.
O’Leary says the forum brings together a chance to meet with worldwide experts.
O’Leary on the topical discussions he will attend.
Also, read our blog from the first day of the event.