CAMDEN, N.J., Feb 19, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)
today named Terry Danahy as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. He will
report to President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas R. Conant and will
oversee the company’s global human resources organization, which serves
Campbell’s 25,000 employees. Danahy’s appointment is effective today.
Danahy, 53, joins Campbell from PepsiCo, where he served as Senior Vice
President Human Resources, Tropicana Products. Danahy led Tropicana’s worldwide
Human Resources function prior to and after PepsiCo acquired Tropicana in 1998.
“Terry has the right mix of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to help us win
in the workplace, as well as in the marketplace, as we continue to execute our
Transformation Plan,” Conant said. “I am confident in his ability to provide the
leadership necessary to further improve our organizational excellence and
Throughout the 1980s, Danahy worked at Black & Decker in roles of increasing
responsibility in human resources, training, organizational development and
benefits. In 1990, he joined US Airways, where he was Vice President of Human
Resources. In 1995, Danahy joined Tropicana, PepsiCo’s global citrus juice
Danahy holds a bachelor’s degree in humanities from Canisius College and an MBA
from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
“I am delighted to join a company that has long been considered a corporate icon
in terms of the strengths of its brands and the spirit of its people. I am eager
to contribute to Campbell’s success and to being part of a corporate culture
where people are truly valued,” Danahy said.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high quality
soup, sauces, beverage, biscuits, confectionery and prepared food products. The
company owns a portfolio of more than 20 market-leading businesses each with
more than $100 million in sales. They include “Campbell’s” soups worldwide,
“Erasco” soups in Germany and “Liebig” soups in France, “Pepperidge Farm”
cookies and crackers, “V8” vegetable juices, “V8 Splash” juice beverages, “Pace”
Mexican sauces, “Prego” pasta sauces, “Franco-American” canned pastas and
gravies, “Swanson” broths, “Homepride” sauces in the United Kingdom, “Arnott’s”
biscuits in Australia and “Godiva” chocolates around the world. The company also
owns dry soup and sauce businesses in Europe under the “Batchelors,” “Oxo,”
“Lesieur,” “Royco,” “Liebig,” “Heisse Tasse,” “Bla Band” and “McDonnells”
brands. The company is ably supported by approximately 25,000 employees
worldwide. For more information on the company, visit Campbell’s website on the
Internet at www.campbellsoup.com.
CONTACT: Campbell Soup Company
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