Kellogg Company Elects Carolyn M. Tastad to Board of Directors

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Kellogg Company announced today the election of Carolyn M. Tastad to its board of directors effective December 1, 2015.

Tastad is currently Group President, Procter & Gamble North America, responsible for the company's business in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The North American market is the company's largest and most profitable region, representing 40 percent of P&G's total revenues.

Tastad's extensive 30-year career in consumer goods at P&G has included roles in general management, acquisition integration and customer business development. She has held responsibilities at both the global and regional levels, living in the U.S., Canada and Switzerland.

In addition to her membership on the Kellogg board of directors, Tastad also serves on the boards of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Cincinnati Museum Center. She previously served on the Wella AG corporate board and several nonprofit boards in Canada.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Carolyn to our board," said John Bryant, Chairman and CEO of Kellogg Company. "Carolyn brings a wealth of experience in successful brand building, innovative growth strategies and global operations in the consumer goods industry."

About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2014 sales of $14.6 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. Our brands – Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. Through our Breakfasts for Better Daysinitiative, we're providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks – more than half of which are breakfasts – to children and families in need around the world by the end of 2016. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany, YouTube and on Social K.

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