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• Kellogg Co. said yesterday that CEO David Mackay will retire at the end of the year. He will be succeeded by current COO John Bryant, who said he is not planning any dramatic strategic changes for the company.

• Rodney McMullen, president and chief operating officer of The Kroger Co., has been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors and was named Chairman, the organization announced today. He will serve a two-year term as Chairman.

Also newly elected to the board were John Hogan, Vice President of Customer and Logistics Services for Johnson & Johnson; Larry Pulliam, Executive Vice President of Foodservice Operations for Sysco Corporation; and Sanjay Sarma, professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Former Board Chairman J. Alexander M. (Sandy) Douglas, Jr., President of Coca-Cola North America, completed his term and will remain on the board for another year.

GS1 US is a not-for-profit organization that develops supply-chain standards, solutions and services for 25 industries.
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