Speaker Profile

Ivan Pollard
SVP, Global Chief Marketing Officer / General Mills

Ivan Pollard is the global CMO for General Mills, where he’s responsible for the marketing philosophies and practices that bring the company’s brands to life in the modern world and leads a team focused on advancing capabilities, community, and creativity for the more than 1,000 marketers working around the globe.

Previously, Mr. Pollard was SVP of strategic marketing for Coca-Cola North America, a global partner in Naked Communications, and had leading roles in global agencies such as BMP and Wieden+Kennedy.  He was also a founding partner of Unity, which started the discipline of “Connections Planning.”

Mr. Pollard holds a B.S. in physics from the University of Nottingham.