Campbell announces new Asia-Pacific boss

Posted by James Ferre on 7th October 2009

Campbell Soup Company, the owner of Arnott’s, has announced the appointment of Chris Delaney to the role of President, Asia-Pacific.

Mr Delaney will assume the role vacated by Mark Alexander who has been appointed to the post of Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Officer and President, North America Baking and Snacking.

He will be headquartered in Sydney.

“I am delighted that two dynamic executives will be leading these important organizations,” Douglas Conant, Campbell’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said. “In the course of two decades at Campbell, Mark Alexander has consistently delivered strong results in a variety of global assignments. Chris Delaney’s broad international and emerging markets experience has been instrumental to our steady progress in advancing our businesses in Russia and China.”

“I am confident that both executives will continue to make important contributions to our company.”

In addition to overseeing all of Campbell’s businesses in the region, Delaney will be responsible for further developing the company’s business in China.