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.

Paul Gallagher

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Paul Gallagher is the Chief Supply Chain Officer at General Mills. He is responsible for all facets of supply chain strategy & execution, including Sourcing, Planning, Manufacturing & Engineering, Logistics & Customer Operations, and Healthy, Safety & Environment.

Paul joined General Mills in 2019 as VP of North America Supply Chain, where he was accountable for operations in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. with 30+ sites and 10,000 employees. His responsibilities for North America – and his focus on transforming the network to drive competitive advantage for the business – continue in his role as Chief Supply Chain Officer. Paul is also the Executive Sponsor for General Mills’ Black Champions Network.

Prior to joining General Mills’ in 2019, Paul worked for Diageo for 26 years in a number of senior leadership roles, building an end-to-end global supply chain and procurement experience. Originally from Ireland, Paul started his profession brewing Guinness and grew his experience to taking on global supply chain roles across Europe, Africa, Latin America, North America, and Asia Pacific.

Paul is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin in Ireland where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Education

  • Trinity College Dublin, bachelor's degree

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