Campbell Soup Co. Appoints HR, Company Vet as Top Chief Human Resources Officer

Camden, N.J. — Feb. 6

Campbell Soup Co. announced the appointment of Robert Morrissey, 54, as senior vice president, chief human resources officer, with responsibility for Campbell’s global human resources function. He will report to Campbell’s President and CEO Denise Morrison. The appointment is effective April 1.

Morrissey succeeds Nancy Reardon, who will retire from the company after nearly eight years.

Since 2006, Morrissey has served as vice president-Human resources, North America, where he provided leadership to Campbell North America, Pepperidge Farm, strategy and marketing services, global supply chain and global research and development.

Morrissey possesses more than 30 years of HR and management experience. He has worked across nearly all of Campbell’s businesses and functional departments during his nine-year Campbell career.

Before becoming vice president of human resources, North America, he served as vice president human resources, Campbell U.S.A., from 2004 to 2006.

Earlier, he was vice president global human resources with responsibility for Campbell International and oversight of worldwide HR processes. He joined Campbell in January 2003 as vice president human resources for global sales.

From 1997 to 2003, Morrissey held human resources roles with Bristol-Myers Squibb. Previously, he spent a decade in finance and human resources leadership roles at Unilever. He also has worked with Exxon and Manufacturers Life Insurance.

Source: Campbell Soup Co.