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General Mills Adds Two New Directors

Article-General Mills Adds Two New Directors

General Mills elected Roger W. Ferguson Jr. and Eric D. Sprunk to its board of directors.

Ferguson has served as chief executive officer of TIAA-CREF, a financial services firm, since 2008. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF, Ferguson served as chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corp., vice chairman of the board of governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, and partner at McKinsey & Co. Ferguson serves on the board of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. and on the advisory board of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP.

Sprunk is the chief operating officer of Nike Inc., a global athletic footwear and apparel company. Sprunk joined NIKE in 1993 and has held a variety of management positions, including regional general manager of Nike Europe Footwear, vice president and general manager of the Americas, vice president of global footwear, and vice president of merchandising and product. He was named chief operating officer of Nike in 2013. Prior to joining Nike, Sprunk held several positions at Price Waterhouse, an accounting firm.

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