Our Executive Team
Meet the forward-thinkers and bold leaders who accelerate us into the future.
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.
Chief Financial Officer, Interim Chief Strategy & Growth Officer
Kofi Bruce is General Mills’ Chief Financial Officer and interim Chief Strategy & Growth Officer. He assumed his current CFO role in February 2020 after serving as Vice President of our Financial Operations since September 2019. Prior to that, Bruce was Vice President, Controller.
Bruce joined the Company in 2009 as Vice President, Treasurer, after serving in a variety of senior management positions with Ecolab and Ford Motor Company. He served as Treasurer until 2010 when he was named Vice President of Finance for Yoplait. Bruce reassumed his role as Vice President, Treasurer, from 2012 until 2014 when he was named Vice President of Finance for Convenience Stores & Foodservice. He served in that role until he was named Vice President, Controller.
Bruce is an executive sponsor of General Mills’ Black Champions Network, which focuses on the growth, development and success of Black employees, and General Mills’ Veteran’s Network, which champions a culture of belonging that engages and supports veterans, service members and military family members. He also serves as a board of director member for Partners in Food Solutions, a non-profit focused on strengthening food security, improving nutrition, and increasing economic development across Africa.
Bruce earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
- Stanford University, B.A.
- University of Michigan (Ross) Business School, MBA
- Electronic Arts (EA), Audit Committee Chair
- Aspen Fellow, Finance Leaders Fellowship
- Partners in Food Solutions