BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company announced today the election of Mary A. Laschinger, senior vice president of International Paper (IP) and president of IP's xpedx distribution business, to its board of directors effective Oct. 26, 2012.
"Mary's more than 30 years of experience leading operating units of some of the world's most well-respected companies will be a real asset to Kellogg," said Chairman Jim Jenness. "We are excited that Mary has agreed to join our board."
In her current role, Laschinger is responsible for IP's North American distribution business. She previously served as president of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business in Belgium. Earlier in her career, Laschinger worked at James River Corporation and Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
The board also appointed Laschinger to the Manufacturing, and Social Responsibility and Public Policy committees.About Kellogg Company Driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter, Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) is the world's leading producer of cereal, second largest producer of cookies and crackers and - through the May 2012 acquisition of the iconic Pringles® business - the world's second largest savory snacks company. In addition, Kellogg is a leading producer of frozen foods. Every day, our well-loved brands produced in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. With 2011 sales of more than $13 billion, these brands include Cheez-It®, Coco Pops®, Corn Flakes®, Eggo®, Frosted Flakes®, Kashi®, Keebler®, Kellogg's®, Mini-Wheats®, Pop-Tarts®, Pringles®, Rice Krispies®, Special K®, and many more. To learn more about Kellogg Company, including our corporate responsibility initiatives and rich heritage, please visit www.kelloggcompany.com. For information contact:Kellogg Media Hotline269.961.3799