Power 50 Ranking, 2011: 34
Title: Chairman and CEO
Company: General Mills
Key Development: Improved the company's wellness portfolio with the purchase of a 51% stake in Yoplait.
What's Next: Drive 2012 growth with strong line-up of new products and marketing initiatives.
In a year that saw the return and rapid acceleration of cost inflation for various food ingredients and energy, Kendall Powell, chairman and chief executive officer of General Mills, happily reported to investors that the company was still able to grind out a 4% profit...More