A.D. David Mackay
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Kellogg Company
David Mackay served as president and chief executive officer of Kellogg Company, a food manufacturing company, from 2006 until his retirement in 2011. From 2003 to 2006, he served as the company’s president and chief operating officer. Prior to that, he held a number of other leadership positions at Kellogg, including roles at Kellogg Australia, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. He also previously served as managing director of Sara Lee Corporation in Australia and held various positions at Mars Inc.
Mackay is a director of Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc. (September 2011 to present) and previously served as a director of Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (December 2012 to March 2016), Beam Inc. (October 2011 to April 2014), Fortune Brands Inc. (January 2006 to October 2011) and Kellogg Company (February 2005 to January 2011). He also serves on the board of FSHD Global Research Foundation Ltd. and previously served on the boards of McGrath Ltd. and Woolworths Ltd., which are Australia-based companies.
Mackay brings significant strategic leadership and operational experience to the board. His extensive consumer products background and his international experience allow him to contribute valuable insights regarding the company’s industry, operations and international businesses. In addition, his previous leadership roles provide him with expertise in executive compensation and succession planning matters.