CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) appointed Francisco Fraga Vice President and Chief Technology and Information Officer. In this role, Fraga will oversee Global Information Technology (IT) for Campbell, building a world-class IT function that delivers value to the business. Fraga reports to Bethmara Kessler, Senior Vice President, Integrated Global Services.
“The pace of change in our digital world is accelerating and creating opportunity,” said Kessler. “Technology is one of the keys to help differentiate Campbell in a rapidly evolving food industry. Francisco is a thought-leader with a proven track record of converting digital complexity into strategy. His relentless focus will drive IT innovation and create new employee, customer and consumer experiences designed to fuel growth.”
Fraga, 44, joins Campbell from The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), where he spent 21 years in various leadership roles. Most recently, he led enterprise-wide IT services as IT Global Chief Technology Officer. Additionally, he supported P&G’s Feminine Care category as IT Functional Leader. While at P&G, Fraga led the development and execution of the enterprise-wide IT architecture and master plan. He also led the transformation of P&G’s supply chain network in the U.S. by building digital capabilities.
Fraga graduated from Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela with a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell (NYSE:CPB) is driven and inspired by our Purpose, “Real food that matters for life’s moments.” We make a range of high-quality soups and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that connect them to each other, to warm memories and to what’s important today. Led by our iconic Campbell’s brand, our portfolio includes Pepperidge Farm, Bolthouse Farms, Arnott’s, V8, Swanson, Pace, Prego, Plum, Royal Dansk, Kjeldsens and Garden Fresh Gourmet. Founded in 1869, Campbell has a heritage of giving back and acting as a good steward of the planet’s natural resources. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo. To learn more about how we make our food and the choices behind the ingredients we use, visit www.whatsinmyfood.com.