New CEO for CampbellThis article was originally published in Foodnews
CAMPBELL Soup Company has named Denise Morrison as president and chief executive of the company, effective 1 August, 2011 – the first day of Campbell's next fiscal year. Morrison, who was named executive vice president and chief operating officer last October, will succeed Douglas R. Conant, who will step down on 31 July, 2011, after more than a decade at the helm. Morrison has more than 35 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. She began her career at Procter & Gamble in 1975, and later held positions at PepsiCo, Nestlé USA, Kraft and Nabisco.