Michael A. Peel

Senior Advisor at ghSMART & Co., Inc.

Michael A. Peel

Michael A. Peel

Senior Advisor at ghSMART & Co., Inc.

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Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1950

Age

71

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Former Executive Chairman at Pier 1 Imports, Inc.

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Former President, KFC USA, Inc at Yum! Brands, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Merchandising & Supply Chain at Dollar Tree, Inc.

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President at Yale University

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Vice Provost for Collections & Scholarly Communication at Yale University

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Former Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Senior Strategic Advisor at Center on Executive Compensation

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President-Emeritus at Yale University

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Former Senior Vice President, Human Resources at The Kroger Co.

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Yale University Provost, William C. Brainard Professor of Economics & Professor of Management at Yale University - Yale School of Management

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Michael A. Peel
Senior Advisor at ghSMART & Co., Inc.
Education
M.B.A. in Finance
Class of 1983

Columbia Business School (CBS) is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students. It is one of six Ivy League business schools and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.

B.S. in Business Administration
Class of 1971

James Madison University (also known as JMU, Madison, or James Madison) is a public coeducational research university located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, U.S. Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, the institution was renamed Madison College in 1938, in honor of President James Madison. The university is situated in the Shenandoah Valley, with the campus quadrangle located on South Main Street in Harrisonburg.

Memberships
Fellow
2003 - Current

National Academy of Human Resources operates as a organization where individuals of distinction in human resources are recognized for exceptional professional achievement by election as \"Fellows of the NAHR\". The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in New Canaan, CT.

Career History
Benefit Plan Administrator
2008 - 2017

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Chief Human Resources Officer
1991 - 2008

General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It operates through the following segments: North America Retail, Europe & Australia, Convenience Stores & Foodservice, Pet and Asia & Latin America. The North America Retail segment includes grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains and e-commerce grocery providers. The Europe & Australia segment refers to the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Europe and Australian region, which includes yogurt, meal kits, super-premium ice cream, refrigerated and frozen dough products, shelf stable vegetables, grain snacks and dessert and baking mixes. The Convenience Stores & Foodservice segment consists of ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products and baking mixes. The Pet segment represents the pet food products sold in the United States in specialty channels, including national pet superstore chains, regional pet store chains, neighborhood pet stores and farm and feed stores, e-commerce retailers, military outlets, hardware stores, veterinary clinics and hospitals and grocery and mass merchandisers. The Asia & Latin America segment encompasses the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Asia and South America regions, which consist of ice cream and frozen desserts, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, meal kits, salty and grain snacks, wellness beverages and refrigerated yogurt. The company was founded by Cadwallader C. Washburn on June 20, 1928 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Senior Vice President for Human Resources for PepsiCo Worldwide Foods
1984 - 1991

PepsiCo, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution and sale of beverages, food, and snacks. It is a food and beverage company with a complementary portfolio of brands, including Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. It operates through the following business segments: Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; PepsiCo Beverages North America; Latin America; Europe; and Africa, Middle East and South Asia The Frito-Lay North America segment markets, distributes, and sells snack foods under the Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos, Fritos, Ruffles, and Santitas brands. The Quaker Foods North America segment includes cereals, rice, and pasta under the Quaker, Aunt Jemima, Quaker Chewy, Cap'n Crunch, Life, and Rice-A-Roni brands. The PepsiCo Beverages North America segment consists of beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under various beverage brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist, and Mug. The Latin America segment covers beverage, food, and snack businesses in Latin America region. The Europe segment comprises of beverage, food, and snack goods in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa regions. The Africa, Middle East and South Asia segment offers snack food products under the Lay's, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos, and Crunchy brands. The company was founded by Donald M. Kendall, Sr. and Herman W. Lay in 1965 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Chairman's Advisory Board
2018 - Current

ghSMART & Co., Inc. is a management assessment forum for chief executive officers (CEOs) and investors. It offers consulting services for pre-hire decisions at the CEO and board levels, private equity and corporate and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) management due to diligence, M&A integration, CEO success, board effectiveness, organizational performance improvement, senior management team performance feedback, and executive learning and development. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member Emeritus, Board of Directors
2003 - 2021

Sleep Number Corp. designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes beds, proprietary beds, and other sleep-related accessory products. It offers beds under the brand name Sleep Number. The company was founded by Robert Walker and JoAnn Walker in 1987 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Independent Director
2014 - 2020

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. engages in the provision of retail stores and an e-commerce website conducting business. It offers furniture; rugs and curtains; dining and entertainment; pillows and cushions; decor; and lighting and candles. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Chairman, Board of Trustees
Current

DeVry University is a division of DeVry Education Group, for-profit higher education organization that is also the parent organization for Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, Carrington College, Carrington College California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Becker Professional Review, and DeVry Brasil. The school was founded in 1931 as DeForest Training School, and officially became DeVry University in 2002.

Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Prior - 2017

The Walker Art Center operates as an art museum in the country. It presents contemporary art by fostering the cross-pollination of the visual, performing, and media arts. The company was founded in 1879 by Thomas Barlow Walker and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Vice Chairman
Prior

HR Policy Association operates membership organizations. It offers services senior human resources executives of 500 corporations. The firm share training strategies and propose changes to public policy relating to employment, labor and workplace issues. The company was founded in 1957 and is located in Washington, DC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K +
2014

The Walker Art Center operates as an art museum in the country. It presents contemporary art by fostering the cross-pollination of the visual, performing, and media arts. The company was founded in 1879 by Thomas Barlow Walker and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

$25K +
2013

The Walker Art Center operates as an art museum in the country. It presents contemporary art by fostering the cross-pollination of the visual, performing, and media arts. The company was founded in 1879 by Thomas Barlow Walker and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

$25K +
2012

The Walker Art Center operates as an art museum in the country. It presents contemporary art by fostering the cross-pollination of the visual, performing, and media arts. The company was founded in 1879 by Thomas Barlow Walker and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
2009

Former Senator from Minnesota

$1,000
2008

Former Senator from Minnesota

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