CHICAGO -- Brian Davison has joined Hillshire Brands Co. as senior vice-president of corporate strategy and development. He will be responsible for acquisition, merger and divestiture activities and strategic planning.
Davison joins Hillshire Brands from Kraft Foods Inc., where he was vice-president of strategic planning. At Kraft, he was responsible for leading global strategic planning and developing portfolio strategies.
Prior to Kraft, Davison was a principal at Booz & Co. Inc., where he led strategy and business development projects in the consumer, pharmaceutical and agribusiness industries.