CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that the company’s Board of Directors has elected Grant H. Hill as a member of the Board. Hill, 48, is a Co-Owner and Vice Chairman of the Atlanta Hawks professional basketball team.
“We are excited to welcome Grant to Campbell’s Board of Directors,” said Keith McLoughlin, Chairman of the Board. “Grant has achieved success at every level. His unique skill set in building successful brands and businesses, leading inclusive, diverse, and winning teams on and off the court, and transforming cultures will be a valuable addition to Campbell and our Board.”
Hill is also the Founder and Chairman of Hill Ventures, through which he has developed and invested more than $200 million in commercial real estate as well as four television stations. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Penta Mezzanine Fund, a $100 million private investment fund. Hill is an Olympic gold medal winner and a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame following a 19-year career as a professional athlete in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Hill is a member of the Board of Directors at Empire State Realty Trust. He is an independent member of the Board of Governors of the NCAA, a member of the Board of Directors and Secretary of the NBA Retired Players Association, and a member of the Board of Governors for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Hill earned a B.A. in History from Duke University.
Hill’s election follows the decision of Campbell’s Board of Directors to increase its size from 12 to 13 directors.
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