Megan Nechanicky, M.S., R.D.
Megan Nechanicky is currently the Nutrition Manager for Canada where she provides strategic direction for business and research & development partners related to health and wellness. She also works externally with government, trade associations and academic institutions to positively position General Mills for future growth. In 2017, Megan completed a 6-month international assignment in the General Mills Nyon, Switzerland office where she gained experience living and working within the Europe and Australian Region to build and advance nutrition science, research and communications. When Megan first joined General Mills in 2014, she led health influencer communications for some of General Mills largest brands including Cheerios, Fiber One and Nature Valley. In this role, she delivered cutting-edge science, consumer trends and new product development and marketing to health influencers such as dietitians, physicians, nurses and fitness professionals. Prior to General Mills, Megan was the first dietitian to work at the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. In her role, Megan led nutrition and physical activity-related initiatives and events. Megan was also responsible for the Department of Health and Human Services coordination of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative to end childhood obesity within a generation. Megan served on the Federal steering committee to develop the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines Midcourse Report and coordinated the communications strategy and report launch in 2013. Megan is a Registered Dietitian and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA and a dual Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition from San Diego State University.