Leadership biographies

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Anton Vincent

Vice President; President, Frozen Foods

Anton Vincent leads General Mills’ Frozen Foods division where he is responsible for more than $2 billion in retail sales and the profitable growth of iconic brand franchises including Green Giant, Pillsbury and Totino’s.

He assumed the role in 2012.

Previously, he was president of the company's Baking division, where he was responsible for some of America’s most storied brands, including Betty Crocker dessert mixes, Bisquick and Gold Medal flour.  

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

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

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.


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