General Mills CBO Brad Hiranaga on a Billion Acts of Good

What better role than Chief Brand Officer for someone who’s “in love with brands?” Brad Hiranaga and I sat down in Cannes to talk about what he’s up to at General Mills in his role as North America Chief Brand Officer and where his love for brands has taken on a higher meaning. From growing up in the Pacific Northwest with Nike in his backyard to begging his mom to buy him IZOD polos “because of the alligator on it,” Brad is now at the helm leveraging the power of brands to be a force for good.

nadine.dietz@adweek.com Nadine Dietz is chief community officer at Adweek and host of the CMO Moves podcast.