Leadership biographies

general mills anton vincent

Anton Vincent

Vice President; President, Snacks

Anton Vincent became president of the General Mills Snacks division in 2014. He is responsible for the growth of some of America’s favorite snack brands including Nature Valley granola bars, Betty Crocker fruit-flavored snacks, and Chex Mix

Sam Houston State University BBA, Finance

Indiana University Kelley School of Business, MBA

Milestone Growth Fund, vice chairman

American Advertising Federation

Breck School (Minnesota)

Indiana University Center for Brand Leadership

Previously, Vincent led General Mills’ Frozen Foods division where he was responsible for brands that include Green Giant, Pillsbury and Totino’s.

He assumed that role in 2012.

A corporate officer since 2006, he became a division president in 2010. 

Among his other roles, Vincent was president of the company's Baking division, where he was responsible for brands such as Betty Crocker dessert mixes, Bisquick and Gold Medal flour.  

During the 2001 acquisition of the Pillsbury Company, Vincent was a key member of the mergers and acquisitions team.

Vincent is an active member of the General Mills community. He was a founding member of the employee Black Champions Network. He received the 2009 General Mills Champions Award for business impact and the 2011 General Mills Vanguard Award for his volunteer work.

Formerly, Vincent led a private equity group to purchase the Applebee's franchises in western Tennessee, northern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas, serving as the firm's managing partner.

He and his wife, Lindy, have three children.


Kendall J. Powell
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Allendorf
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

Y. Marc Belton
Executive Vice President, Global Strategy, Growth and Marketing Innovation

Gary Chu
Senior Vice President; President, Greater China

John Church
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

David Clark
Vice President; President, Yoplait USA

David E. Dudick Sr.
Senior Vice President; President, General Mills Canada

Peter Erickson
Executive Vice President, Innovation, Technology and Quality

Olivier Faujour
Vice President; President, Yoplait International

Jeffrey L. Harmening
Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Retail

David P. Homer
Senior Vice President; President, General Mills Canada

Christina Law
Vice President; President, Asia, Middle East and Africa region

Michele S. Meyer
Sr. Vice President; President, Meals

Donal L. Mulligan
Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer

James H. Murphy
Senior Vice President, President Big G Cereals

Kimberly A. Nelson
Senior Vice President, External Relations; President, General Mills Foundation

Elizabeth Nordlie
Vice President; President, Baked Goods

Jonathon J. Nudi
Senior Vice President; President, Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Rebecca L. O'Grady
Vice President; President, Häagen-Dazs

Shawn P. O'Grady
Senior Vice President; President, Sales and Channel Development

Christopher D. O'Leary
Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer, International

Bethany C. Quam
Vice President; President, Convenience & Foodservice

Roderick A. Palmore
Executive Vice President; General Counsel; Chief Compliance and Risk Management Officer, and Secretary

Ann W.H. Simonds
Senior Vice President; Chief Marketing Officer

Anton Vincent
Vice President; President, Snacks

Sean N. Walker
Senior Vice President; President, Latin America

Jacqueline R. Williams-Roll
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources Operations

Kristen Wenker
Senior Vice President; Financial Operations

Keith A. Woodward
Senior Vice President; Financial Operations

Jerry Young
Vice President, Controller