Balki Radhakrishnan is Vice President and Managing Director for General Mills – Asia, Middle East and Africa. General Mills is a US based global leader in branded consumer foods and pet food products. In this role Balki leads a portfolio of industry leading brands such as Haagen Dazs, Betty Crocker, Nature Valley, Pillsbury and Green Giant in over 40 developed and emerging markets across this diverse geography.
A passionate champion of the Emerging Markets consumer, Balki’s industry views are shaped by his rich blend of experiences gained from living and working in the United States, Southeast and North Asia, India, Middle East and Africa. His consumer-packaged goods industry foundations are in brand marketing, consumer insights, corporate strategic planning, and new markets development, shaped during a career spanning over two decades in the industry.