Kendall J. Powell, General Mills

2014 Power 50 Suppliers: No. 9 Kendall J. Powell Chairman and CEO General Mills Key Development: Innovations focused on consumer-driven food trends. What’s Next: $400 million in cost savings.

If you’re a Millennial, older consumer, multicultural American or member of the middle-class in an emerging market, Kendall Powell is especially interested in the foods you like, where you shop and how you cook. In fact, Powell considers catering to these demographics as the best way to drive sustainable, incremental growth.

“We have very clear strategies for growing our top line and they begin with our consumers’ needs,” Powell told SN.

As part of its effort to boost grow

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