As chief executive officer for Kashi Co., David Denholm is focused on using plant-powered goodness to enable powerful, uplifting health via the Kashi, Bear Naked and Stretch Island Fruit Co. brands. Denholm is passionate about health and wellness, and has spent much of his career helping people achieve it through the power of progressive nutrition. He joined Kashi in 2004 as general manager, and he and the enthusiastic Kashi team led the business to tremendous growth. It was during this time that Kashi launched its “7 whole grains on a mission” campaign. After stints in various roles at Kellogg Company and Chobani, he returned to his roots by rejoining Kashi as CEO in 2014. A proud Australian, Denholm has a degree in economics from the University of Queensland, as well as a degree in accounting and a master’s degree in marketing from the Queensland University of Technology. He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant.