Dr. Celeste Clark has nearly 35 years of corporate experience and is internationally known and recognized in the field of food and health policy. Her career at Kellogg Company spans both operational and functional areas. In her most recent role as Senior Vice President of Global Public Policy and External Affairs, she provided leadership for worldwide internal and external communications, nutrition and regulatory programs, brand reputation management, and social responsibility functions. She also served as Chief Sustainability Officer and President of the Kellogg Corporate Citizenship Fund, the company’s philanthropic entity. Currently, Dr. Clark is an independent director of the Mead Johnson Nutrition Company and Diamond Foods and a trustee of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. She also is an adjunct professor at Michigan State University and serves on several local state boards. Dr. Clark is the principal of Abraham Clark Consulting, LLC and consults on nutrition/health policy, brand reputation, crisis communications, and leadership development.
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