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Campbell Appoints Jim Goldman President, North American Beverages And Sauces

CAMDEN, N.J., July 17, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced the appointment of Jim Goldman as President of its North American Beverages and Sauces business unit. Goldman, 42, will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas R. Conant and lead the newly-formed business unit, created to heighten executive attention to the…

Campbell Appoints Eric ‘Rick’ Pogue Senior Vice President, Human Resources

CAMDEN, N.J., July 2, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced the appointment of D. Eric “Rick” Pogue as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. He will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas R. Conant and oversee the company’s global human resources organization. Campbell has approximately 24,000 employees worldwide. Pogue’s appointment is…

George M. Sherman Elected Chairman Of Board, Succeeding Philip E. Lippincott

CAMDEN, N.J., JUNE 28, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced that George M. Sherman has been elected Chairman of the Board, effective August 1, 2001. Sherman, 59, a Campbell Director since 1995, succeeds Philip E. Lippincott, 65, who became Campbell’s Chairman in August 1999 and agreed at that time to serve for…

Campbell Soup Company Announces Quarterly Dividend

CAMDEN, NJ, June 28, 2001 — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend on its capital stock of 22.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable July 31, 2001 to shareowners of record at the close of business on July 6, 2001. Campbell Soup Company…

Campbell’s Chunky Soup Drafts Donovan Mcnabb And Kurt Warner To Quarterback Brand In 2001 Soup Season

“Mama’s Boys” Featured In National Marketing Campaign To Debut Sept. 9 CAMDEN, NJ (June 26, 2001) – Campbell Soup Company today announced that Philadelphia Eagles’ all-pro quarterback Donovan McNabb will join St. Louis Ram Kurt Warner to lead Campbell’s Chunky soup brand’s largest sports marketing effort in history. The players will be featured in television,…

Campbell Reports Earnings Per Share At $.30; Consumer Purchases Of U.S. Soup Increased 12 Percent For Third Quarter

CAMDEN, NJ, May 16, 2001–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today reported diluted earnings per share of $.30 for the third quarter ended April 29, 2001, down 6 percent from the same period last year. Net sales in the quarter increased 3 percent to $1.4 billion, a 5 percent increase before the impact of currency. This…

Campbell Completes Purchase Of Market-Leading Soup And Sauce Business In Europe From Unilever

CAMDEN, N.J., May 4, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) has completed the previously announced purchase of several market-leading soup and sauce businesses in Europe from Unilever. The purchase price was 1 billion Euros or approximately 900 million U.S. dollars. Campbell announced this acquisition agreement with Unilever on January 29, 2001. The European Commission…

Campbell’s Australian Biscuit Unit Announces Manufacturing Reconfiguration

CAMDEN, N.J., MAY 2, 2001. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced that its Arnott’s biscuit unit in Australia is reconfiguring its manufacturing network to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness in support of its growth agenda. The reconfiguration includes increased investments of approximately $30 million in three facilities–Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide–and the closure in September…

Second-Grader Creates New Verse To Classic M’m! M’m! Good! Jingle

Campbell’s Labels For Education Rewards Student’s School with Music Equipment North Salem, Ind. (April 24, 2001) — Teri Lauren Crouch, 8, received some M’m! M’m! Good! news today when she was announced as the grand prize winner of the Campbell’s Labels For Education School Music Contest for creating a NEW verse for the famous advertising…

Campbell Creates Two New Business Units For North America To Sharpen Focus On Consumers And Competition

CAMDEN, N.J., APRIL 16, 2001 – Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced the reorganization of its North American operations into two separate business units, North American Soup and North American Beverages and Sauces. The realignment places all of Campbell’s soup businesses in North America, including retail, foodservice and away from home ventures, in one…