Senior Vice President
Global Supply Chain
Alistair Hirst has been Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Kellogg Company, since 2012. He is a member of Kellogg Company’s executive committee.
Mr. Hirst joined Kellogg Company in 1984 as a Food Technologist at the Springs, South Africa, plant; he was promoted shortly thereafter.
In 1993, he accepted an assignment at the company’s Botany, Australia, plant as Production Manager. In 1994, he returned to South Africa when promoted to Plant Manager; he was later named Director, Supply Chain at the facility.
Mr. Hirst’s career progressed with roles in Europe as Director, Procurement and European Logistics Director. In 2005, he relocated to the U.S. when promoted to Vice President, Global Procurement. Mr. Hirst was promoted to Senior Vice President, Snacks Supply Chain, in January 2008 and to Senior Vice President, North America Supply Chain, in October 2011.
Mr. Hirst received a Bachelor’s degree from Leeds University, England.