CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 11, 2015–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today appointed Adam G. Ciongoli
Senior Vice President – General Counsel, reporting to Campbell’s
President and Chief Executive Officer Denise Morrison. He will be
responsible for Campbell’s legal, corporate secretary and government
relations activities and will be a member of the Campbell Leadership
Team. Ciongoli’s appointment is effective July 13, 2015.
“Adam brings a diverse and extensive range of experience to his role as
general counsel, having practiced law in both the public and private
sectors, which will be an asset as we work to reshape Campbell for
future growth,” said Morrison. “I welcome his perspective and look
forward to working with him to build on the strong foundation we have
established with our legal department.”
Ciongoli, 47, joins Campbell with more than 20 years of legal
experience. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and General
Counsel of Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 insurance and
financial services company, where he directed the law, compliance,
corporate secretary and government relations departments. Prior to
Lincoln Financial, he served as Group General Counsel and Secretary for
Willis Group Holdings, PLC. During his tenure at Willis Group, he
supported the company’s global operations and advised the company on
several significant transactions. Adam was also Senior Vice President
and General Counsel for Time Warner, Europe. He was responsible for
negotiating regulatory clearance of European mergers and acquisitions.
His previous experience includes serving as the counselor to the
Attorney General of the United States, as chief counsel to the U.S.
Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights
and as law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito,
“I am very excited to partner with Denise Morrison and join the Campbell
team,” said Ciongoli. “It is an honor to be able to contribute in a
leadership role in the future development of such an iconic and
important American company.”
Ciongoli graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor
of Arts in history. He holds a Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the
Georgetown University Law Center. Ciongoli is a member of the Board of
Directors for the Habitat for Humanity in Philadelphia. He also serves
as a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia University Law School.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food
that matters for life’s moments.” The company makes a range of products
from high-quality soups and simple meals to snacks and healthy
beverages. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide
authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that
connect them to each other, to warm memories, and to what’s important
today. Led by its iconic Campbell’s brand, the company’s
portfolio includes Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Bolthouse
Farms, V8, Swanson, Prego, Pace, Plum
Organics, Arnott’s, Tim Tam, Royal Dansk and Kjeldsens.
Founded in 1869, Campbell has a heritage of giving back and acting
as a good steward of the planet’s natural resources. The company is a
member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability
Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com
or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.
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