Cahillane as Chief Executive Officer of the global cereal and snack company effective Oct.
I've decided that the time is right to hand over the reins to a new leader who can continue the transformation of this great company.
"Today, it's my pleasure on behalf of the Kellogg Board to welcome Steve," Bryant continued.
Steve is the right person to energize our teams and bring new thinking to our company as we seek to achieve our long-term growth objectives." Knauss added that the Board is grateful for Bryant's leadership and Kellogg is a stronger company today because of him.
Cahillane is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University.