Campbell Names Chris Foley Meals & Beverages Prexy

Posted On: 6/12/2019

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 Chris Foley 
CAMDEN, NJ -- Campbell Soup Co. has appointed Chris Foley president of Campbell Meals & Beverages and senior vice-president of Campbell Soup Co. He will lead the $4.3 billion division that includes the company’s U.S. soup, simple meals and shelf-stable beverages portfolio, as well as Pacific Foods, North America Food Service, Plum and its Canadian and Latin America businesses.

Foley, 47, has spent 20 years at Campbell in a variety of roles, including general management at Pepperidge Farm and in Australia and New Zealand, as well as marketing leadership in the U.S. and internationally. Most recently, he served as chief marketing officer of Campbell Snacks.

Foley played an integral role in the formation of the Campbell Snacks division, which consists of the combined portfolios of Pepperidge Farm and Snyder's-Lance. He had previously served as chief marketing officer of Pepperidge Farm.

Foley has significant general manager experience around the world. He served as GM of Campbell’s Australia and New Zealand businesses from 2011-2013 and as GM of Fresh and Frozen Bakery at Pepperidge Farm the following year before becoming Chief Marketing Officer of Pepperidge Farm in 2015. Foley also served as Marketing Director -- China for nearly two years after spending a decade working across several brands in the Meals & Beverages division, including Campbell’s, Prego, Pace and V8.

Roberto Leopardi, former president of Campbell’s Meals & Beverages, will be leaving the company.