Campbell Soup Company introduced it has named Chris Foley as President of Campbell Meals & Beverages and Senior Vice President of Campbell Soup Company.
Foley will lead the $4.3 billion division that features the corporate’s U.S. soup, easy meals, and shelf-secure drinks portfolio, in addition to Pacific Foods, North America Food Service, Plum, and its Canadian and Latin America companies.
Foley will report back to Mark Clouse, Campbell’s President and CEO, and turn into a Company Officer and a member of the Campbell Leadership Team, efficient instantly.
Foley, 47, has spent 20 years at Campbell in quite a lot of roles throughout the corporate, together with current administration roles at Pepperidge Farm and in Australia and New Zealand, in addition to marketing management roles within the U.S. and internationally.
Most just lately, he served as Chief Marketing Officer of Campbell Snacks. Foley performed an essential function within the formation of the Campbell Snacks division, which consists of the mixed portfolios of Pepperidge Farm and Snyder’ s-Lance.
Foley had beforehand served as Chief Marketing Officer of Pepperidge Farm, the place he drove innovation and developed the robust marketing campaigns for its manufacturers, together with Goldfish, Milano and Farmhouse, that helped result in 18 consecutive quarters of natural gross sales development for that enterprise.
Foley has great primary supervisor expertise worldwide. He served as G.M. of Campbell’s Australia and New Zealand companies from 2011-2013 and as G.M. of Fresh and Frozen Bakery at Pepperidge Farm the next 12 months earlier than changing into Chief Advertising Officer of Pepperidge Farm in 2015. Foley additionally served as Marketing Director – China for almost two years after spending a decade working throughout several manufacturers within the Meals & Beverages division, together with Campbell’s, Prego, Pace, and V8.
Foley acquired his B.A. in English from the College of the Holy Cross and his MBA from The College of William & Mary. He’s additionally a member of the Board of Directors for The Ad Council.
Roberto Leopardi, former President of Meals & Beverages, will probably be leaving the corporate.