CAMDEN, N.J., May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) Senior Vice President-Law and
Government Affairs Ellen Oran Kaden was honored by Legal Momentum with
its 2010 Aiming High Award. The awardrecognizes remarkable women
whose personal leadership has broken new ground for women in business.
Now in its 40th year of advancing the rights of women and girls, Legal
Momentum has hosted the Aiming High Awards for 10 years to highlight the
accomplishments of women and their signal contributions to the nation’s
most successful companies.
Kaden was selected for her accomplishments and leadership throughout her
career. Kaden has been a leader within Campbell since 1998. She is
Campbell’s chief legal officer and a principal advisor to the company’s
Board of Directors on legal and corporate governance matters.
Campbell has strived to build a distinctive and innovative culture that
embraces risk taking, innovation, trust, performance and accountability.
Women have been integral to building Campbell’s culture and driving the
company’s business performance.
Kaden is one of four women honored with the 2010 Aiming High Awards.
Irasema Garza, president of Legal Momentum, said, “Women now comprise
half of the nation’s workforce, which represents a seismic shift in our
society. The 2010 Aiming High Award recipients are pioneers and
powerhouses, demonstrating the positive impact of women’s leadership in
the workplace. Each one has been an engine for the success of multiple
companies over their careers, driving home the critical point that
working women are a fundamental asset to American businesses,
communities, and the overall economic health of the nation.”
Legal Momentum, formerly NOW Legal Defense Fund, debuted the Aiming High
Awards in 2001 to recognize pioneering women, with the understanding
that the success of the honorees – women who have made a significant
impact in a wide array of industries – brings the promise that women’s
voices, views, and talents are becoming a permanent part of our nation’s
Prior to joining Campbell, Kaden was Executive Vice President, General
Counsel and Secretary of CBS Inc. Her accomplishments also have
encompassed academia and private practice. After serving on the faculty
of Columbia University School of Law, Kaden joined Cravath, Swaine &
Moore. She is a Trustee Emerita of Columbia University.
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.
About Legal Momentum
Founded in 1970, Legal Momentum, the women’s legal defense and education
fund, is dedicated to advancing the rights and personal and economic
security of all women and girls. www.legalmomentum.org
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