Ken Powell

Ken Powell

Ken Powell

Ken Powell is chair of the University of Minnesota board of regents and serves on the boards of directors for Medtronic and Partners in Food Solutions, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping start-up food companies in Africa. He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of General Mills, where he served in a variety of positions since 1979.

Powell received a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Harvard and an MBA from Stanford University.