CONANT SWITCHES FROM NABISCO TO CAMPBELL'S

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Campbell Soup Co. here has announced that Douglas R. Conant has been elected president, chief executive officer and a director of the company, effective Jan. 8. Conant, 49, was most recently president of Nabisco Foods Co., East Hanover, N.J., where he led the $3.7 billion business to five consecutive years of double-digit earnings growth. Conant succeeds David W. Johnson, 68. Conant

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Campbell Soup Co. here has announced that Douglas R. Conant has been elected president, chief executive officer and a director of the company, effective Jan. 8. Conant, 49, was most recently president of Nabisco Foods Co., East Hanover, N.J., where he led the $3.7 billion business to five consecutive years of double-digit earnings growth. Conant succeeds David W. Johnson, 68. Conant brings to Campbell's 25 years of wide-ranging experience with three of the world's leading food

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