General Mills Adds Chief Digital & Technology Officer Role
Jaime Montemayor has been named chief digital and technology officer of General Mills, a new role for the company.
Previously chief technology officer at 7-Eleven, Montemayor will have oversight of General Mills’ IT and technology solutions teams. He’ll report to chairman and CEO Jeff Harmening and will responsible for leading General Mills digital transformation efforts and building new capabilities to advance innovation and speed to market.
Prior to 7-Eleven, Montemayor spent 21 years with PepsiCo in a variety of roles, including senior vice president and chief information officer, digital innovation, data and analytics. Here he was responsible for the enterprise commercial, innovation and data and analytics teams.
“Customers and consumers set the pace in today’s hyper-connected world — and they’re moving fast. They are embracing new products, experiences and services. And they are rewarding companies that anticipate their needs and make their lives easier,” said Harmening. “At the heart of this transformation is the unprecedented availability of data. Jamie has impressive credentials in this space and will help us deepen our connection with consumers through data and ultimately help us win in the marketplace. I’m very excited to add his expertise to my leadership team and our entire enterprise.”
The role takes effect Feb. 24.