Jacqueline R. Williams-Roll

Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Education

    Nebraska Wesleyan University, bachelor's degree
    University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, master's degree
  • Boards

    Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery

    University of Minnesota Foundation Trustees

As chief human resources officer, Jacqueline Williams-Roll is responsible for the development of the people and organizational strategies that enable the growth of General Mills. She is accountable for worldwide HR operations. 

Williams-Roll joined the company in 1995 and has held human resources leadership roles in Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing and Organization Effectiveness. 

Williams-Roll has worked a large part of her career on businesses outside of the United States, including an assignment based in Switzerland in which she led human resources for Europe, Middle East and North Africa, and as vice president of human resources for the international segment. 

Prior to her current role, she was senior vice president, Human Resources operations.

Before joining General Mills, she held sales and management roles with Jenny Craig International.

Williams-Roll is a member of the Human Resources Policy Association, the Center on Executive Compensation, the GMA Human Resources Council and the Twin Cities Human Resources Executive Council.