On the Street: Campbell Names SVP of Finance

April 29/Camden, N.J./Marketing Business Weekly -- Campbell Soup Company announced the appointment of Anthony DiSilvestro to senior vice president of finance, a newly created position with oversight of the company's Controller's, Tax and Treasury departments. He is based at Campbell's world headquarters in Camden and will continue to report to Craig Owens, senior vice president-chief financial officer and chief administrative officer.

DiSilvestro has served as Campbell's vice president-controller since 2004. Prior to that, he was managing director-Campbell International, vice president-Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, vice president-controller of Campbell North America and vice president-treasurer. He joined Campbell in 1996 as deputy treasurer.

In his new position, DiSilvestro will play a role in developing and executing Campbell's global finance strategy. In addition to his responsibility for the Controller's, Tax and Treasury departments, DiSilvestro will oversee finance directors in Campbell's Global Procurement and Supply Chain groups. The company plans to conduct a search for a controller to succeed DiSilvestro.

Owens said, "Anthony has been a top performer since joining Campbell more than a decade ago. His expertise, strategic capabilities and deep knowledge of our company make him especially well suited to his new responsibilities. I am looking forward to continue working with Anthony in his new role as we further enhance our global finance function."

Before joining Campbell, DiSilvestro held several finance positions with Scott Paper Company.

From the May 10, 2010, Prepared Foods E-dition