Denise M. Morrison, president and chief executive officer of Campbell Soup Company and a member of its Board of Directors, announced her retirement as president and CEO of the company; Morrison will continue to serve on the Board.
Keith R. McLoughlin has assumed the role of interim chief executive officer in her place. McLoughlin has been a member of Campbell’s Board of Directors since 2016 and previously served as president and chief executive officer of AB Electrolux from 2011 to 2016.
Morrison, who joined Campbell’s in 2003 as president, global sales and chief customer officer, served in a variety of executive roles until she became the first female CEO of the company in 2011.
Morrison provided no reason for her sudden departure.