CAMDEN, N.J., Apr 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced the appointment
of Anthony DiSilvestro to Senior Vice President-Finance, a newly created
position with oversight of the company’s Controller’s, Tax and Treasury
departments. He is based at Campbell’s World Headquarters in Camden and
will continue to report to Craig Owens, Senior Vice President-Chief
Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer.
DiSilvestro, 51, has served as Campbell’s Vice President-Controller
since 2004. Prior to that, he was Managing Director-Campbell
International, Vice President-Strategic Planning and Corporate
Development, Vice President-Controller of Campbell North America and
Vice President-Treasurer. He joined Campbell in 1996 as Deputy Treasurer.
In his new position, DiSilvestro will play a key role in developing and
executing Campbell’s global finance strategy. In addition to his
responsibility for the Controller’s, Tax and Treasury departments,
DiSilvestro will oversee finance directors in Campbell’s Global
Procurement and Supply Chain groups. The company plans to conduct a
search for a Controller to succeed DiSilvestro.
Owens said, “Anthony has been a top performer since joining Campbell
more than a decade ago. His expertise, strategic capabilities and deep
knowledge of our company make him especially well suited to his new
responsibilities. I am looking forward to continue working with Anthony
in his new role as we further enhance our global finance function.”
Before joining Campbell, DiSilvestro held several finance positions with
Scott Paper Company.
DiSilvestro earned his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and his
M.B.A. degree from The Wharton School of Business at the University of
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.
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
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