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Kellogg Names Bryant As COO

Food maker said John Bryant, chief financial officer and president of the company's North American division, has been promoted to chief operating officer.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) -- Food maker Kellogg Co. said Monday that John Bryant, chief financial officer and president of the company's North American division, has been promoted to chief operating officer.

Bryant will also continue as CFO.

Chief Executive David Mackay was the last to hold the COO post. He left the position to become CEO at the beginning of 2007.

Brad Davidson will take over as president of the company's North American segment.

Davidson is currently president of Kellogg U.S. Snacks and Canada.

The company said Paul Norman will take over as president of Kellogg International. Norman is now president of U.S. Morning Foods at Kellogg.

The changes are effective immediately, the company said.

Kellogg shares fell $1, or 1.8 percent, to $54.71.

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