Comings and Goings: June 2018
Campbell Soup Co., Camden, New Jersey
Luca Mignini, Campbell Soup president, global biscuits and snacks, was named chief operating officer. He is responsible for the company’s core business operations, including soup, simple meals, shelf-stable beverages and its snacks portfolio. Former Campbell Canada president Ana Dominguez was named president of the Campbell Fresh division, which became part of the company’s Accelerator unit to realize growth potential of the packaged fresh category.
Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta
Former Arc Worldwide senior vice president April Carlisle joined Coca-Cola North America as vice president, shopper marketing, national retail sales. Carlisle leads the shopper marketing team for Coca-Cola’s national retail sales customers and reports to Diane Wallace, vice president, retail marketing and strategy, national retail sales. At Arc Worldwide, Carlisle was instrumental in the development of business growth across key CPG clients and served as retail strategist on all global and North America new business opportunities.
Ahold Delhaize, Zaandam, Netherlands
Deputy CEO Frans Muller will succeed CEO Dick Boer when Boer retires on July 1. Muller led Delhaize America on an interim basis from October 2016 to January 2018. Before the Ahold-Delhaize merger, Muller was Delhaize Group president and CEO from 2013.
Albertsons Cos., Boise, Idaho
Albertsons Cos. promoted Sean Barrett, group vice president of innovation, product and brands, to senior vice president of advertising and marketing. Barrett played a key role in integrating Albertsons and Safeway’s private label brands across all banners following the Albertsons-Safeway merger in 2015. Prior to joining Albertsons, Barrett served as the chief marketing officer of Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool’s joint venture as well as at Johnson & Johnson in product development.
CVS Health, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Kevin Hourican, former interim executive vice president of CVS Health and president of CVS/pharmacy, was promoted to president of the company’s retail business. He is tasked with leading the CVS/pharmacy team and delivering innovative health solutions that provide a simpler, more receptive and affordable customer experience. CVS also named former Iora Health chief medical officer Marc-David Munk as the new chief medical officer of MinuteClinic, the drugstore chain’s retail medical clinic unit and as associate chief medical officer of the company. Munk leads MinuteClinic’s patient care strategies with a focus on ensuring that the unit continues to provide high-quality clinical care to patients.
Kroger promoted corporate controller for merchandising Rebekah Manis to director of investor relations. Manis has been with Kroger since 1994, when she joined the company as a cashier in the Louisville division.
Andersen Corp., Bayport, Minnesota
Annie Zipfel, former Starbucks global vice president of category and brand for the Roastery and Reserve brands, was named senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Zipfel is responsible for building Andersen’s brands, expanding the company’s customer base and strengthening the loyalty of existing customers. She will lead Andersen’s product management strategy focused on bringing consumer and channel partner insights into product development and integrating the product portfolio across the company.
Capre Group, Atlanta
Industry veteran Leslie Myrie joins Capre Group as a director with extensive experience in targeted and transformative brand growth at Proctor & Gamble, Georgia-Pacific, and Kraft Foods. Leslie collaboratively works with clients to drive sustainable, profitable growth through dynamic brand management, creative shopper marketing and sales innovation.
Frank Mayer & Associates, Grafton, Wisconsin
Reggie Medford was named regional sales director at Frank Mayer and Associates. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the retail store fixture industry. His background working with leading global brands on full store and P-O-P display programs has given him an in-depth understanding of the entire development, production and installation process. Medford’s areas of expertise include consumer electronics, footwear, sporting goods, luxury and apparel.
Symphony RetailAI, Dallas
Former Endowance Solutions chief revenue officer Mike Bristol was named Symphony Retail AI’s vice president, personalized marketing. In this role, Bristol will be responsible for taking to market the company’s personalized marketing solutions, which empower retailers to better target customers with relevant, timely and custom offers. Bristol has more than 20 years of experience in customer relationship management in roles including product management, sales and consulting for enterprise software companies including Ellucian, Infor, SAP, Baan and Aurum Software.