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May 2 | Cipriani Wall Street | New York City

 

No. 40 | General Mills | DiversityInc Top 50

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WHY IT’S ON THE LIST

General Mills maintains a spot on the list for its 12th year, despite entering the competition with an incomplete submission. The company has been a mainstay on the list every year since 2007.

KEY RESULTS

• Blacks, Asians and Latinos in Senior Management: 38.1% higher than U.S. companies overall

• Women in Senior Management: 58.3% higher than U.S. companies overall

• Women in Total Management: 32.7% higher than U.S. companies overall

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Ken Powell
CEO

“At General Mills, we believe it is imperative to attract and retain employees who represent the broad spectrum of society in order for us to drive innovation and effectively connect with consumers around the world. We are honored to be recognized for our consistent commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
Ken Charles
Vice President of Global Inclusion & Staffing

“Diversity is built into the foundation of our company. Today, General Mills products can be found in more than 100 countries around the world so we believe it is essential that our teams reflect the wide expanse of consumers we serve. This approach helps us ensure that the ideas — and food — we bring to the table will be the best in the world.”

COMPANY FACTS

GIS (NYSE)

U.S. HEADQUARTERS: Minneapolis, Minn.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES: 31,000

Last Year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking • No. 19