Tropicale Foods, La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Ripple Foods
Becky O’Grady serves as a director on several corporate boards, including public, private equity and venture capital backed companies. She serves as a director and the Compensation Committee Chair for La-Z-Boy, one of the world’s leading furniture producers. She serves as a director for HALO, the industry leading promotional products provider, and as a director for Ripple Foods, a provider of plant based milks and foods. She also serves as a director and the Audit Committee Chair for Tropicale, a provider of premium ice cream products. She is an active advisor to women-led growth companies.
Becky previously served as a senior executive with General Mills leading large global brands including Haagen-Dazs, Yoplait and Cheerios. She also led the marketing and consumer insights functions globally, as well as the company’s e-commerce strategy. O’Grady joined General Mills in Marketing in 1990. With over 25 years of experience leading global brands and teams, large P&L’s across emerging and developed markets, retail channels and joint venture partnerships, she brings significant operational and executive leadership experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. She has a strong track record of driving growth through innovation, brand communication and operational excellence.
Becky lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Shawn, and has two children. She serves on the board of trustees for the Minneapolis Foundation and as a Regent for Northwestern University. She previously served as President of the Board of Trustees for Breck School, and as a founding member and senior advisor to the General Mills Women’s Network and Hispanic Employee Network. She also previously served on the board of Working Opportunities for Women.