Kellogg Company Elects Former PepsiCo Executive Rogelio M. Rebolledo to Board of Directors

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kellogg Company announced today the election of Rogelio M. Rebolledo, former chairman of Pepsi Bottling Group, Mexico, to its board of directors effective July 24, 2008. Rebolledo retired as chairman of the Pepsi Bottling Group, Mexico, in 2007. He had also served as its president and chief executive officer from 2004 to 2006.

"Rogelio brings to our board a thorough understanding of marketing and operations in international markets, particularly Latin America," said David Mackay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kellogg Company. "His proven leadership in the consumer products industry as well as his experience driving growth in emerging markets will be invaluable to Kellogg Company."

Prior to joining the Pepsi bottling business in Mexico in 2004, Rebolledo held a number of key positions during his 27-year tenure with PepsiCo Inc. In his role as president and chief operating officer for PepsiCo Foods International, Rebolledo was instrumental in expanding the company's presence in the Latin American and Asia Pacific regions. Upon his promotion to president and chief executive officer of the newly formed Frito-Lay International Division in 2000, Rebolledo assumed responsibilities for the European, Middle Eastern and South African markets as well. He retired from PepsiCo in 2003.

Rebolledo began his career at the Procter & Gamble Co., where he held a variety of marketing roles. Rebolledo holds a bachelor's degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and a master's of business administration degree from the University of Iowa.

Rebolledo currently serves on the boards of Best Buy Co. Inc. and Alfa Group, a Mexican conglomerate with interests in petrochemical, refrigerated foods, aluminum automotive parts and telecommunications.

With 2007 sales of nearly $12 billion, Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) is the world's leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, and meat alternatives. The company's brands include Kellogg's, Keebler, Pop-Tarts, Eggo, Cheez-It, Club, Nutri-Grain, Rice Krispies, Special K, All-Bran, Mini-Wheats, Morningstar Farms, Famous Amos, Ready Crust and Kashi. Kellogg products are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world. For more information, visit Kellogg's web site at

SOURCE: Kellogg Company

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