Bethany C. Quam

Bethany Quam serves as Senior Vice President; Group President, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, where she has overall management responsiblity for this segment.  

Prior to her current role, Quam was president of the Convenience Stores & Foodservice division, a position she held since May 2014.  She was responsible for the distribution and sales of General Mills brands and products across multiple business channels, including foodservice distributors, restaurant accounts, convenience stores, vending, K-12 schools, universities and bakeries.

Quam joined General Mills in 1993 and held financial positions in foodservice, operations and the cereal division. 

In 1995, she took a cross-functional sales position in Cleveland, Ohio. She continued on the sales career path and has held positions from account manager to regional sales director. In 2007, Quam was promoted to vice president, Strategic Planning Group. In 2012, she was promoted to vice president of U.S. channels, where she oversaw the business in channels such as club, drug and discount stores.

She was promoted to her current position in November 2016.

Indiana University, BA

University of Minnesota, MBA

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