Leadership biographies

Dave Dudick

David E. Dudick Sr.


Senior Vice President; President, Convenience Stores & Foodservice
As senior vice president, and president of Convenience Stores & Foodservice, David Dudick has responsibility for numerous business channels including foodservice distributors, restaurant accounts, convenience stores, vending, schools and universities, and bakeries.

 

  

Education
Wilkes University, bachelor's degree

St. Joseph's University, master's degree

Temple University, Juris Doctorate degree

Boards
Students in Free Enterprise

Dudick joined General Mills in October 1979 as a sales representative in western New York. He moved through the sales ranks and held U.S. field sales director positions in the southwestern, midwestern and northeastern regions.

In July 2004, he was named vice president of sales in Minneapolis, Minn.

Dudick was promoted to senior vice president, and president of U.S. Channels in the Consumer Foods Sales division in May 2010. In that role, he oversaw the General Mills Walmart Sales Team, the Club Channel and Discount Drug and Dollar Region, as well as the Channels Innovation Team.

He was named president of Conveneince Stores & Foodservice in March of 2012.

Dudick is a member of National Association of Corporate Directors, and an Executive Network Member of Leoville Holdings Glencoe Capital Private Equity firm. He is a member of the General Mills Diversity Council, Licensing Board, and the Compliance Committee.

During his career, Dudick has earned numerous awards, certifications and recognitions. He is a Mensa International Member (20-year affiliation), was featured and honored by Wilkes University Alumni organization as a distinguished alumni, featured on Fox Business News American Icon, and has been a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Dudick and his family support charitable organizations such as Children’s Miracle Network, Feed the Children, First Tee, St. Mary’s Hospital System of Northwest Arkansas, and the Northwest Arkansas Children Shelter. 
 

 
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