Company Holds 82nd Annual Shareholders
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend
at the prevailing rate of $.28 per share, payable Nov. 1, 2010, to
shareholders of record Oct. 11, 2010. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its
predecessor firm have now paid dividends without reduction or
interruption for 112 years.
In actions at General Mills' 82nd annual meeting held today
in Minneapolis, shareholders elected the 14 directors nominated,
approved the Executive Incentive Plan, ratified the appointment of KPMG
LLP as the company's independent auditor, and provided an advisory vote
supporting the company's executive compensation practices.
SOURCE: General Mills
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