Brett White

Vice President; Finance, North American Retail

  • Education

    Bachelor of Commerce, Queen’s University, Canada
    Chartered Professional Accountant, Ontario, Canada
  • Boards

    Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest

    Yoplait Joint Venture with Sodiaal

Brett White is vice president, Finance, North American Retail.

He is responsible for partnering with the chief operating officer on segment strategy and plan execution.

Also, he is accountable for  plan delivery and all its financial operations and controls.

He previously served as the company's treasurer.

Before joining General Mills in 2005, he held positions of increasing responsibility during 10 years with Kraft Foods, Pillsbury, and Maple Leaf Foods in both Canada and the United Kingdom.

In 2005, White joined the Canadian Division of General Mills as a finance director. He was promoted to vice president, finance, for Canada in 2008.

In 2011, White was appointed to director of financial operations for Big G Cereals, part of our U.S. Retail business.

In September 2014, he was promoted to vice president, International Finance. In that role, he led all financial operations and initiatives for the International segment and provided critical leadership.

In 2018, White was responsible for the successful execution of funding for the acquisition of Blue Buffalo Pet Products.