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Macy's adds a big CEO name to its board


John A. Bryant, chairman, president and CEO of Kellogg Co., has been elected to the Macy’s Inc. board of directors.

Bryant, 49, became chairman of the board of Kellogg Co. in July 2014 after serving since January 2011 as president and CEO.

John Bryant is a seasoned leader who will contribute to the depth and diversity of thinking of Macy’s board on a range of key subjects,”Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, said in a news release. “As the current CEO of a major global consumer products company with significant experience in finance and operations, John understands the dynamics of successful strategy and execution. His insight will be invaluable as our company pursues organic growth as well as considers new business and innovation initiatives, including expansion into international markets.”

He has been a member of Kellogg’s board of directors since 2010. Prior to becoming CEO, Bryant held a variety of key senior leadership roles, including chief financial officer, president of Kellogg North America, president of Kellogg International and COO.

The addition of Bryant brings the size of Macy’s board of directors to 13 members.

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