This excerpt taken from the GIS 8-K filed May 4, 2005.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On May 2, 2005, Steve Demeritt, Vice Chairman of General Mills, Inc. (the Company), announced his retirement from the Company effective June 15, 2005. Mr. Demeritt has also resigned from his position on the Companys Board of Directors effective June 15, 2005.
A copy of a press release dated May 3, 2005, related to Mr. Demeritts retirement and the expanded responsibilities of certain officers of the Company, is filed with this Current Report as Exhibit 99.1.