Campbell: Appoints SVP General Counsel

Camden / NJ. (csc) Campbell Soup Company appointed Adam G. Ciongoli Senior Vice President – General Counsel, reporting to Campbell´s President and Chief Executive Officer Denise Morrison. He will be responsible for Campbell´s legal, corporate secretary and government relations activities and will be a member of the Campbell Leadership Team. Ciongoli´s appointment is effective July 13, 2015. «Adam brings a diverse and extensive range of experience to his role as general counsel, having practised law in both the public and private sectors, which will be an asset as we work to reshape Campbell for future growth», said Morrison. «I welcome his perspective and look forward to working with him to build on the strong foundation we have established with our legal department». Ciongoli, 47, joins Campbell with more than 20 years of legal experience. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 insurance and financial services company, where he directed the law, compliance, corporate secretary and government relations departments. Prior to Lincoln Financial, he served as Group General Counsel and Secretary for Willis Group Holdings PLC. During his tenure at Willis Group, he supported the company´s global operations and advised the company on several significant transactions. Adam was also Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Time Warner Europe. He was responsible for negotiating regulatory clearance of European mergers and acquisitions.