Board of Directors
Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson Jr., has served as Chief Executive Officer of TIAA, a financial services firm, since 2008. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF, Mr. Ferguson served as the Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, a global reinsurance company, from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Ferguson has also served in various policy-making positions, including as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System from 1999 to 2006. From 1984 to 1997, Mr. Ferguson was an associate and partner at the Consulting firm McKinsey & Company. He serves on the board of International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. and on the advisory board of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP.
He was elected to the General Mills board in December 2015 and is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Finance Committee.