CAMDEN, N.J. — Three executives have been promoted at the Campbell Soup Co., sparking a leadership shuffle.
|Denise Morrison, c.e.o. of Campbell Soup|
“As the external operating environment continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it is critical that we adapt our organization along with it to realize the potential of our Purpose, ‘Real food that matters for life’s moments,’” said Denise Morrison, chief executive officer of Campbell Soup. “We are elevating these roles in recognition of the strategic importance they play for our business and our growth plans. Developing our supply chain capabilities for future commerce, unifying our sales teams across divisions, and leveraging corporate strategy to identify and act on growth opportunities are key to our strategic imperatives. The appointments are part of Campbell’s efforts to build new capabilities, become a more agile and efficient company and deliver exceptional customer and consumer experiences.”
|Bob Furbee, senior vice-president of the Campbell Soup Co. and senior vice-president of the global supply chain|
Bob Furbee has been named senior vice-president of the Campbell Soup Co. and senior vice-president of the global supply chain. In his new role, Mr. Furbee is tasked with creating an integrated supply chain organization designed to deliver new capabilities and efficiencies to drive growth, the company said. Most recently, he was senior-vice president of the supply chain for Campbell Soup’s Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment. Mr. Furbee joined the company in 1984 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility across manufacturing, operations and quality.
|Jim Sterbenz, senior vice-president of U.S. sales for Campbell Soup|
Jim Sterbenz has been named senior vice-president of U.S. sales for Campbell Soup. He will lead the creation of a single, integrated U.S. sales organization for retail sales across all of Campbell Soup’s U.S. business units – Americas Simple Meals and Beverages, U.S. Biscuits and Bakery and Campbell Fresh. Mr. Sterbenz will be responsible for driving sales capacity, customer focus and joint business planning as well as leading industry affairs for the company. Most recently, Mr. Sterbenz was senior vice-president of U.S. retail sales for Campbell Soup. He joined the company in 2006.
|Emily Waldorf, vice-president of corporate strategy for Campbell Soup|
Emily Waldorf has been promoted in her role of vice-president of corporate strategy to the Campbell Leadership Team. In her role, Ms. Waldorf will direct enterprise strategy development, planning and measurement and will manage key companywide initiatives as well as develop comprehensive external development strategies, the company said. Ms. Waldorf joined Campbell Soup in 2012 as director of corporate development and served as vice-president and chief of staff for the office of the c.e.o. from 2013 to 2014.“Bob, Jim and Emily are exceptional leaders who have made many significant contributions to Campbell during their careers,” Ms. Morrison said. “Each brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our leadership team.”