Personnel Appointments: December 2021

Campbell Soup and Dollar General share recent hires.
Charles Nevin


The Campbell Soup Co., Camden, New Jersey

Former Family Dollar merchandising executive Charles Nevin was named chief customer officer, meals and beverages. He succeeds Michael Pierson, who was promoted to chief customer officer of the snacks division in August. Nevin leads the U.S. retail sales efforts for Campbell’s soups, sauces and beverages business.

Campbell also hired Stewart Lindsay, former managing director of corporate engagement at The Nature Conservancy, to be VP of corporate responsibility and sustainability.


Dollar General, Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Michael Joyce was appointed SVP of supply chain strategy, inventory and demand management. Joyce heads the company’s supply chain functions, including product fulfillment, strategy and demand chain management. He will report to Tony Zuazo, Dollar General’s EVP of global supply chain. Joyce previously served as SVP of planning, replenishment and supply chain optimization at Jo-Ann Stores. He held various roles of increasing responsibility during his four years with the company. Prior to Jo-Ann, Joyce led advanced analytics consulting initiatives at KPMG and McKinsey & Co., as well as various roles in supply chain, IT and analytics at Amazon, Xilinx Inc. and Johnson & Johnson.

Kevin Konkel

Raley's, West Sacramento, California

Chief Operations Officer Kevin Konkel will retire, effective Jan. 7, after 44 years with the company. He started as a bagger working for his father and advanced through the organization, holding senior roles in sales and merchandising, store operations and marketing before joining the executive leadership team.
Raley’s plans to share a series of leadership changes following its acquisition of several other operating companies.


Arc Worldwide, Chicago

Matthew Weiner, former SVP and group creative director, was promoted to chief creative officer. He leverages data to enhance omnichannel and creative shopper solutions while stimulating conversion, loyalty and advocacy. The company also made the following hires: Sarah Tynan as EVP, head of growth; Renee Martin as SVP, creative director; and Chhavi Saxena as SVP and finance director.

TPN, New York

Cheryl Policastro was promoted to chief strategy officer. She continues to lead the strategy and insights discipline at TPN to advance the agency’s overall vision while also focusing on forward-looking opportunities for the company and its client partners. Policastro has a range of retail, brand and analytics expertise. Her appointment bolsters TPN’s predominantly female-led c-suite and furthers the company’s commitment to the advancement of women.