Board Role: Treasurer
Director IT, Kellogg Company
Tom Behnke is the Director IT, at Kellogg Company. Formerly served as the Associate Director Network for Kraft Foods Group, Inc., which was spun-off from Mondelez International in 2012, overseeing all aspects of the company’s information technology network and communications infrastructure including operations, strategic plans, and projects for more than one hundred facilities in North America.
Prior to this role, Behnke co-lead the infrastructure program to separate Kraft Foods Group from Mondelez International (previously known as Kraft Foods, Inc). He had responsibility for the programs building new datacenters, server infrastructure, end user computing, identity management, data and voice communications, and application virtualization for Kraft Foods Group over a thirteen month period.
Behnke joined Kraft Foods, Inc in 2006 and moved to Kraft Foods Group when it separated from Mondelez International in 2012. He has over sixteen years of experience in infrastructure services including infrastructure operations, outsourcing governance, strategic planning and program management. Prior to joining Kraft Foods, Tom spent nine years with Abbott Laboratories.
Behnke has a MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Loyola University Chicago.