MICHAEL A. PEEL
Mr. Peel brings to the board extensive human resources and broad business expertise and public company board experience.
Consumer Goods Executive Experience: Mr. Peel spent 17 years at General Mills, a global manufacturer and marketer of consumer food products, where he was most recently executive vice president of human resources and global business services. Mr. Peel originally joined General Mills as senior vice president, worldwide human resources in 1991. From 1977 to 1991, Mr. Peel served in various capacities for PepsiCo, Inc., including as senior vice president, human resources for PepsiCo Worldwide Foods from 1987 to 1991, and as senior vice president, human resources for the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group from 1984 to 1987.
Director Experience: Mr. Peel has served on the board of directors of Select Comfort Corporation, a U.S.-based manufacturer that manufactures the Sleep Number and Comfortaire beds as well as foundations and bedding accessories, since 2003, previously serving as chair of its compensation and management development committee, and is currently serving as chair of its corporate governance and nominating committee.
Other Relevant Experience: Mr. Peel was elected a Yale University officer in October 2008 and most recently served as vice president, human resources and administration until his retirement on July 1, 2017.