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Bethany C. Quam

Senior Vice President; President, Europe and Australia

  • Education


    Indiana University, B.A.

    University of Minnesota, MBA

  • Boards


    Network of Executive Women

Bethany Quam is a senior vice president and group president of Europe and Australia. She has overall management responsibility of the regions.

Previously, Quam was a vice president of General Mills and president of Convenience & Foodservice division.

She assumed that role in May 2014 and was responsible for the distribution and sales of General Mills brands and products across multiple business channels, including foodservice distributors, restaurant accounts, convenience stores, vending, K-12 schools, universities and bakeries. 

Quam joined General Mills in 1993 and held financial positions in foodservice, operations and the cereal division. 

In 1995, she took a cross-functional sales position in Cleveland, Ohio. She continued on the sales career path and has held positions that spanned account manager to regional sales director. 

In 2007, Quam was promoted to vice president, Strategic Planning Group.

In 2012, she was promoted to vice president of U.S. channels, where she oversaw the business in channels such as club, drug and discount.

She was promoted to her current position in November 2016.