Kellogg Company recently announced the election of J. Michael Schlotman, former executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) at The Kroger Company, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

"We are very pleased to welcome Mike to our Board of Directors," said Steve Cahillane, chairman and chief executive officer, Kellogg Company. "His tremendous financial experience, coupled with his extensive knowledge of the retail customer and food industries, will be of great value to our company."

Mr. Schlotman brings nearly 35 years of grocery experience to the Kellogg Company Board and joins in preparation for future director retirements. He served as CFO at Kroger for 19 years and since joining Kroger in 1985, held various positions in corporate accounting. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Connetic Ventures LLC and Ohio National Financial Services. Mr. Schlotman is also a member of the Gatton College Accounting Advisory Board.