Form 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 23, 2010



Kellogg Company

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-4171   38-0710690

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

One Kellogg Square

Battle Creek, Michigan 49016-3599

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(269) 961-2000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On July 23, 2010, the Board of Directors of Kellogg Company (the “Company”) elected John A. Bryant, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, as a director of the Company. Mr. Bryant’s initial term expires at the 2013 annual meeting of shareowners. At this time, Mr. Bryant will not serve on any committees of the Board and will not receive any additional compensation for his services as a director.

Biographical and other information about Mr. Bryant required by Item 5.02(d) of Form 8-K is contained in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 2, 2010, and such information is incorporated by reference herein.

On July 26, 2010, the Company issued a press release announcing the foregoing. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1. Kellogg Company’s July 26, 2010 Press Release.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: July 26, 2010  

/s/ Gary H. Pilnick

  Name:   Gary H. Pilnick
  Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Development and Secretary



99.1.    Kellogg Company’s July 26, 2010 Press Release.