Kevin joined us in 2012, and brought with him a distinguished reputation in the corporate learning world. He is currently responsible for world-wide people and organization growth at General Mills, including talent management, executive development and the Leadership Institute. Since joining General Mills in 1998, the organization has been consistently recognized for its innovative development work, highlighted by Fortune’s #2 ranking as one of the best companies in the world at leadership development, Leadership Excellence magazine ranking at #1 and Training magazine’s designation as a 'hall of fame' inductee as a top company for employee development. In 2007, Chief Learning Officer magazine selected Kevin as CLO of the year.
Kevin is a columnist for Talent Management magazine and serves on the editorial board for a number of professional journals. His work has been published in over a dozen books, including Coaching For Leadership and the Pfieffer Annual on Leadership Development. He has been quoted about talent and leadership development by Fortune magazine, Business Week, the Financial Times and Time magazine.
Before joining General Mills, Wilde spent 17 years at General Electric in a variety of human resources positions in the healthcare and capital divisions, as well as corporate assignments at GE’s renown Crotonville management development center. While at GE, he also held positions in manufacturing, marketing and six sigma quality.