Our Executive Team

Meet the forward-thinkers and bold leaders who accelerate us into the future.

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Leading with Passion and Purpose

Our executive team sets the tone for the way we do business, serving through relentless innovation and people-centered leadership.

Jonathon J. Nudi

Group President, North America Retail

Jon Nudi leads our North America Retail segment, which includes beloved and iconic brands like Nature Valley, Cheerios, Annie’s, Yoplait, Old El Paso and more family favorites that can be found in all grocery formats, convenience stores and online.

He assumed his current role in January 2017 after serving as president of our U.S. Retail organization since September 2016.

Prior to that, Nudi was the president of the company’s Europe and Australia segment overseeing operations in 25 countries and managing a portfolio of global brands including Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Green Giant, Nature Valley and Betty Crocker.

Nudi served as president of 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.

Previous to that, Nudi served as vice president of marketing responsible for Green Giant vegetables and frozen entrees.

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

He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.


  • Penn State University, bachelor's degree, 1993
  • Kellogg School of Management, MBA, 2005

Board Memberships

  • Board of Governors, First Tee

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