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Andrew Ross Joins ConAgra As EVP And Chief Strategy Officer

Posted On: 12/5/2011

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ConAgra Foods Inc., Andrew George Ross, McKinsey & Co., National Pretzel Co., executive VP, chief strategy officer

OMAHA, NE -- ConAgra Foods Inc. has named Andrew George Ross to the newly created position of executive vice-president and chief strategy officer.

Prior to joining ConAgra, Ross was a partner at McKinsey & Co. Inc., where he led the firm's global consumer, retail and marketing practices. Before to that, he worked for William Grant & Sons Ltd. in Glasgow, Scotland, and McKinsey & Co. in London.

One of ConAgra's key growth strategies is growing its private-label business. The food giant announced earlier this month that it will acquire National Pretzel Co. for an undisclosed sum. | SEE STORY