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Jonathon J. Nudi

Senior Vice President; President, Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Jon Nudi leads the General Mills business in Europe, Australia and New Zealand, overseeing activities in 25 countries and five plants in the region and managing a portfolio of global brands such as Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Green Giant, Nature Valley, and Betty Crocker.

Nudi served as president of the General Mills Snacks division from 2010 to 2014. In that role he was responsible for the profitable growth of some of America’s favorite snack brands including Nature Valley granola bars, Betty Crocker fruit-flavored snacks, and Chex Mix.

Education
Penn State University, bachelor's degree, 1993 

Kellogg School of Management, MBA, 2005 

Boards
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

Previous to that, Nudi served as vice president of marketing responsible for Green Giant vegetables and frozen entrees. In that role he launched Green Giant Valley Fresh Steamers, Wanchai Ferry frozen entrees and Yoplait frozen smoothies. 

Prior to his role with Green Giant, he was responsible for Betty Crocker side dishes and strategic growth channels in the Meals division.

Nudi began his career in 1993 in the Sales division. He progressed through a series of sales roles, including field sales director in the Western U.S. Nudi was promoted to sales director in 2001, became a marketing director in 2005, and was promoted to a vice president of the company in 2007. 

 
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