Center for Christianity in Business Networking Event
The HBU School of Business
and the Center for Christianity in Business
invites all Business Professionals to our next CCB Networking Luncheon
Friday, May 8, 2015: Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Dillon II Conference Room, Hinton Center,
Executive Vice President, Global Strategy, Growth, Marketing Innovations,
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX. 77074
RSVP by April 30, 2015.
About the Speaker
As Executive Vice President of Global Strategy, Growth and Marketing Innovation, Marc Belton provides vision and leadership for several key areas within General Mills.
He is responsible for Global Strategy; New Business Development (including acquisitions); and General Mills’ global marketing functions, including Gcom, Consumer Insights, and health and wellness initiatives
Prior to his current role as EVP, Marc had oversight responsibilities for Yoplait and General Mills Canada.
Since joining General Mills in 1983 as a marketing assistant, Marc has held positions with increasing responsibility throughout the company, including president of Snacks Unlimited; president of New Ventures, where he was responsible for a multidisciplinary team that identified and executed strategies to capitalize on new growth opportunities; and president of Big G Cereals. Marc was elected a General Mills vice president in 1991 and senior vice president in 1994.
Marc is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, in Washington, DC. He serves on the board of directors for U.S. Bancorp, the Salvation Army and the Guthrie Theater. He served as vice chair and trustee of Northwestern College and was on the board of directors of Navistar International Corporation.
Marc has received numerous awards and recognition including being named one of corporate America’s most powerful African American executives by Fortune and Black Enterprise magazines.
He grew up in West Hempstead, NY. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College in 1981 and an M.B.A. in marketing and finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business in 1983. Marc and his wife Alicia and their two children reside in Minneapolis.