CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 2, 2008–Campbell Soup
Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced the appointment of David P. Stangis
as Vice President – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a new
position at the company.
Stangis, 43, will be responsible for designing Campbell’s
overarching CSR strategy, including its efforts to promote
environmental sustainability. Working closely with senior leaders,
Stangis will build on Campbell’s ongoing work in this area and oversee
the development of CSR goals, policies and programs for the company.
He will be based at Campbell’s headquarters in Camden and will report
to Ellen Oran Kaden, Senior Vice President – Law and Government
Stangis has significant experience in corporate social
responsibility, having worked in the Environment, Health and Safety
(EHS) or CSR fields for more than 20 years. He joins Campbell from
Intel Corporation, where he was Global Director, Corporate
Responsibility for the last eight years with responsibility for
developing Intel’s CSR strategies and coordinating those strategies
with business units.
During his tenure as Global Director, Stangis was instrumental in
attaining the top spot for Intel in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
for seven straight years, as well as the No. 1 corporate citizen
ranking for the Russell 1000 companies according to CRO Magazine. He
served on Intel’s Ethics and Compliance Oversight Committee and
facilitated the company’s CSR Management Review Committee and
Executive CSR Council.
Stangis spent 11 years at Intel in a variety of roles, including
External Affairs Manager and Senior Engineer, Environment, Health and
Safety. Prior to Intel, Stangis worked for several environmental
Douglas R. Conant, Campbell’s President and Chief Executive
Officer said, “Dave is a well-known leader in the area of corporate
social responsibility. His experience, knowledge and relationships
will be invaluable to Campbell as we enhance our CSR strategies and
programs. In the coming years, Dave will lead Campbell’s efforts to
build upon the programs outlined in our CSR report and communicate to
our stakeholders with increasing detail and transparency.”
In August, Campbell published its 2008 corporate social
responsibility report, entitled “Nourishing People’s Lives,” which
describes the company’s strategies, policies, programs and initiatives
to implement its commitment to corporate social responsibility,
including environmental sustainability. Copies of the report are
available at: https://www.campbellsoupcompany.com/csr/default.asp.
Stangis said, “I’m excited and honored to be joining Campbell. The
company has an excellent management team, a culture of engagement and
a corporate commitment to advance a powerful CSR and sustainability
strategy. Campbell is an iconic company with all the ingredients to
become a global benchmark in CSR. I look forward to taking on that
challenge for the company.”
Stangis earned his B.S. degree from the University of Detroit. He
holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a Master of
Science in Occupational and Environmental Health from Wayne State
University in Detroit. He is on the advisory boards of Net Impact, The
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and Ethical
Corporation Magazine. Stangis was recently named one of the 100 Most
Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere Magazine.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of
high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and
healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of
market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,”
“Arnott’s,” and “V8.” For more information on the company, visit
Campbell’s website at www.campbellsoup.com.
CONTACT: Campbell Soup Company
Anthony Sanzio (Media)
Leonard F. Griehs (Analysts)
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
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