Kellogg Realigns Executives

The Kellogg Co. said it has made key changes to its executive team. Chief among the changes: Brad Davidson, who had been president of Kellogg U.S. Snacks and Canada, becomes s.v.p. and president, Kellogg North America; and Paul Norman, who had been s.v.p., Kellogg Co. and president, U.S. Morning Foods, is elevated to s.v.p. and president, Kellogg International.

John Bryant, previously e.v.p., c.f.o. and president, Kellogg North America, was promoted to c.o.o., Kellogg Co., and will retain his c.f.o. title, the company said.

In addition, Juan Pablo Villalobos, most recently s.v.p., Kellogg Co., and president, Latin America, was promoted to s.v.p. and president, U.S. Morning Foods. Todd Penegor, who had been c.f.o., Kellogg Europe, was promoted to v.p., Kellogg Co. and president, Kellogg U.S. Snacks, and will also join the company's global leadership team.

Mark Baynes, previously global c.m.o., was elevated to global c.m.o. and v.p., Kellogg Co., and will also join the company's global leadership team.

Jeff Montie, who had been e.v.p., Kellogg Co. and president, Kellogg International, Global Innovation, Marketing and Sales, is leaving the company.

The new assignments "demonstrate the depth of our management bench and are part of our continuing commitment to growing talent from within the organization," said David Mackay, the Battle Creek, Mich.-based company's president and c.e.o. "The strength of our leadership team gives us great confidence in our ability to continue driving sustainable performance in a highly challenging environment."

Additional announcements to fill the vacant positions will be made in the near future.
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