CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 23, 2018–
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) appointed Roberto Leopardi as
President, Campbell Meals & Beverages. Leopardi, 53, will lead the
division that includes Campbell’s North American soup, sauces and
shelf-stable beverages brands, as well as Pacific Foods and Plum.
Leopardi will report to Luca Mignini, Chief Operating Officer and start
at Campbell effective June 4, 2018.
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“Roberto brings extensive consumer-packaged goods industry experience
where he has built, grown and transformed global businesses,” said
Mignini. “He will offer a fresh perspective to the division that is home
to many of our iconic brands. Roberto will play a critical role in
delivering against our strategic priorities of stabilizing and then
sustaining strong financial results for this important Campbell
Leopardi joins Campbell from SC Johnson, where he spent 24 years leading
and transforming SC Johnson operations around the world, including the
U.S., Europe, Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. He has
extensive general manager experience, most recently as Vice President of
North America Marketing where he was responsible for driving sales and
market share growth for SC Johnson’s portfolio of brands in the U.S. and
Canada. Under his leadership, his division grew share through effective
e-commerce strategies driven by digital activation and new product
introductions. Leopardi started his career at Nestlè where he spent four
years working in various marketing roles.
Leopardi graduated from Bocconi University in Italy with a bachelor’s
degree in business, economics and statistics. He is also a graduate of
the Senior Executive Program at INSEAD, one of the world’s leading and
largest graduate business schools.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food
that matters for life’s moments.” We make a range of high-quality soups
and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. 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 our
iconic Campbell’s brand, our portfolio includes Pepperidge
Farm, Bolthouse Farms, Arnott’s, V8, Swanson, Pace, Prego, Plum, Royal
Dansk, Kjeldsens, Garden Fresh Gourmet, Pacific Foods, Snyder’s
of Hanover, Lance, Kettle Brand, KETTLE Chips, Cape Cod, Snack Factory
Pretzel Crisps, Pop Secret, Emerald, Late July and other brand
names. 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.
To learn more about how we make our food and the choices behind the
ingredients we use, visit www.whatsinmyfood.com.
Source: Campbell Soup Company