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    General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

    58.33 Up 0.57(0.99%) 11:37AM EST - NYSE Real Time Price
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    General Mills, Inc.
    Number One General Mills Boulevard
    Minneapolis, MN 55426
    United States - Map
    Phone: 763-764-7600
    Website: http://www.generalmills.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Consumer Goods
    Industry:Processed & Packaged Goods
    Full Time Employees:42,000

    Business Summary 

    General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods in the United States and internationally. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice. Its products include ready-to-eat cereals; convenient meals, including meal kits, ethnic meals, pizza, soups, side dish mixes, frozen breakfast, and frozen entrees; snacks comprising grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as nutrition bars and frozen hot snacks; refrigerated yogurt products; ice creams; baking mixes and ingredients; refrigerated and frozen dough products; and frozen and shelf-stable vegetable products. In addition, the company’s products comprise organic products, such as meal kits, granola bars, and cereal. The company sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, and convenience stores, as well as to drug, dollar, and discount chains. Further, it owns retail shops that offer ice creams and frozen desserts. General Mills, Inc. also exports its products primarily to Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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    Corporate Governance 
    General Mills, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Kendall J. Powell , 61
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    Mr. Donal Leo Mulligan , 54
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Christopher D. O'Leary , 56
    Exec. VP and Chief Operating Officer of International
    Mr. Jeffrey L. Harmening , 47
    Exec. VP and Chief Operating Officer of US Retail
    Mr. John R. Church , 49
    Exec. VP of Supply Chain
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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