PILLSBURY NAMES LUIS J. DE OCEJO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
PILLSBURY NAMES LUIS J. DE OCEJO
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
MINNEAPOLIS, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillsbury, a subsidiary of Grand Metropolitan PLC, today announced that Luis J. de Ocejo has joined the company as senior vice president of human resources, effective immediately. He reports to Paul S. Walsh, chief executive officer of Pillsbury.
Ocejo, 40, oversees the human resources functions across Pillsbury's businesses in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, which include the Baked Goods Division, Green Giant, ALPO Petfoods, GrandMet Foodservice USA, and Flour Milling and Special Commodities. His primary areas of responsibility are strategic planning for human resources, compensation and benefits, and employee development and training.
Ocejo has 16 years of human resources experience in North and Central America, and Europe. He joins Pillsbury from Grand Metropolitan PLC in London, where he most recently was director of personnel development. Prior to that, he was director of personnel for the European operations of Pearle, Inc. Ocejo also previously held the position of vice president of human resource development at Heublein.
Ocejo received a bachelor's degree in 1973 from Assumption College in Worcester, Mass.
Grand Metropolitan PLC is one of the largest international companies in the United Kingdom and a world leader in drinks, retailing and food. Sales are in excess of $15 billion. U.S. subsidiaries include ALPO Petfoods, Burger King, Carillon Importers, GrandMet Foodservice USA, Haagen-Dazs, Heublein, The Paddington Corporation, Pearle, Inc. and Pillsbury.
/CONTACT: Terry Thompson of Pillsbury, 612-330-4768; or Shawn Brumbaugh of Padilla Speer Beardsley, 612-871-8877, for Pillsbury/ CO: The Pillsbury Company; Grand Metropolitan PLC ST: Minnesota IN: FOD SU: PER
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