Kellogg Company Elects Richard W. Dreiling to Board of Directors

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company announced today the election of Richard W. Dreiling to its board of directors.

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Dreiling previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Dollar General Corporation, the nation's largest small-box discount retailer, until his retirement in June 2015. He was also Chairman of Dollar General from December 2008 to January 2016, and served as Senior Advisor from June 2015 to January 2016.

Dreiling brings more than 40 years of retail industry experience to the Kellogg Company board, with diverse experiences across the consumer discount, drug store and grocery sectors. This includes his 34-year tenure with Safeway, Inc. in roles that spanned marketing, manufacturing, distribution, merchandising and retail operations.

In addition to his membership on the Kellogg board of directors, Dreiling serves on the boards of Lowe's Companies Inc., Aramark and PulteGroup Inc.

"We are pleased to welcome Rick to our board of directors," said John Bryant, Chairman and CEO of Kellogg Company. "Rick's tremendous retail experience from his time with Dollar General and others, coupled with his incredible depth and breadth of knowledge leading retailers across multiple channels, will be of great benefit to our company."

About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we strive to make foods people love. This includes our beloved 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 – that nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. With 2015 sales of $13.5 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. Through our Breakfasts for Better DaysTM global hunger initiative, we've provided more than 1.4 billion servings of cereal and snacks to children and families in need around the world. To learn more, visit www.kelloggcompany.com or follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany, YouTube and on Social K.

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