Kris Charles leads the global Communications, Philanthropy, Sustainability and Government Relations functions for Kellogg Company, the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company.
She is a member of Kellogg Company’s global executive leadership team (GLT), the global growth leadership team, and the North America leadership team. She serves as the company’s lead corporate spokesperson and oversees the company’s annual global Corporate Responsibility report.
Kellogg Company believes that every child deserves to start the day with the power of breakfast. Through Breakfasts for Better Days, the company’s signature global cause, already Kellogg has provided more than 1.7 billion servings of food to children and families in need around the world in the last 3 years.
She began her Kellogg career in 2006 and has more than 25 years of experience within the food industry. Prior to joining Kellogg, Kris held a variety of communications roles with Kraft Foods. Previously, she led public relations programs for food industry clients at both Edelman Public Relations Worldwide and Powers & Associates Advertising and Public Relations.
Kris serves as the President of the Board of Trustees for the Kellogg Company Fund, is a Board member of the Kellogg Company 25-Year Employees’ Fund, Inc., and is a Board member for Family & Children Services.
She is also the global Executive Sponsor of the company’s Women of Kellogg employee resource group.
Kris graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and public relations from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.