Gary Pilnick

Board Member

Gary Pilnick is a corporate development and legal executive with over 30 years of experience, with over 20 years in the food and consumer products industries. Mr. Pilnick joined Kellogg Company in 2000. Kellogg Company is one of the world’s largest food manufacturing companies with over 31,000 employees and $13 billion in revenue. Mr. Pilnick has served as the Vice Chairman, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer of the Kellogg Company since 2016 and is a member of the executive committee. Mr. Pilnick was recently named the Chief Executive Officer designate of the announced spin off of Kellogg's North American Cereal Business, which is expected to occur in Q4 2023. Prior to his current role, Mr. Pilnick served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary or Kellogg Company, responsible for corporate development, legal and compliance, and internal audit around the globe, a role he assumed in 2004 after joining in 2000. Mr. Pilnick’s other experience includes leadership roles at Sara Lee Corporation from 1997 to 2000, where he ultimately served as Vice President and Chief Counsel, Sara Lee Branded Apparel, and Specialty Foods Corporation where he served as Vice President and Chief Corporate Counsel from 1995 to 1997. Prior to this, Mr. Pilnick practiced law at the Jenner and Block in their Chicago and Tokyo offices from 1989 to 1995. Mr Pilnick holds a B.A in Government and Business from Lafayette College, and a J.D from Duke University School of Law.