Saturday 22nd Jul 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Supply chain chief joins Campbell’s leadership team

Campbell Soup Company has appointed Bob Furbee, its senior vice president global supply chain, to its leadership team reporting to president and chief executive Denise Morrison.

Furbee took on the role of senior vice president, global supply chain at the beginning of June 2017 and is tasked with creating an integrated global supply chain organisation designed to deliver new capabilities and efficiencies to drive growth.

In his most recent role as senior vice president, supply chain, Americas Simple Meals and Beverages, Furbee oversaw all facets of the division’s supply chain organisation, in addition to global responsibility for operations quality, safety, engineering and environmental activities.

Furbee was also responsible for manufacturing, distribution logistics, procurement and customer service for the Americas division. Furbee joined Campbell in 1984 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility across manufacturing, operations and quality.

He is one of three VPs joining Campbell’s leadership team the other two are Jim Sterbenz, senior vice president, US sales; and Emily Waldorf, vice president, corporate strategy.

Morrison said: “Developing our supply chain capabilities for future commerce, unifying our sales teams across divisions, and leveraging corporate strategy to identify and act on growth opportunities are key to our strategic imperatives. The appointments are part of Campbell’s efforts to build new capabilities, become a more agile and efficient company and deliver exceptional customer and consumer experiences.”

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