This excerpt taken from the GIS 8-K filed Apr 3, 2008.
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 2, 2008
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (763) 764-7600
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On April 2, 2008, Randy G. Darcy, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations and Technology, announced his plans to retire effective August 1, 2008, after a distinguished 21-year career with General Mills. Mr. Darcy has agreed to provide transitional consulting support to the company for a one year period following his retirement.
John R. Church has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, and will provide overall leadership for the companys sourcing, manufacturing and distribution functions following Mr. Darcys retirement. Mr. Church joined General Mills in 1988 and most recently was Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, reporting to Mr. Darcy.