Campbell Soup Company announced the appointment of Daniel L. Poland as executive vice president and chief supply chain officer, effective Jan. 10, 2022. Poland succeeds Bob Furbee who informed the company of his intent to retire after 38 years of service. Furbee will remain with Campbell until April 2022 and work with Poland to ensure a smooth transition.
Poland will lead Campbell’s end-to-end supply chain function including procurement, food safety and quality, occupational health and safety, engineering, planning and logistics, and all manufacturing sites and the company’s network of contract manufacturers, that will continue to report into the company’s divisions. He will report to Campbell’s president and chief executive officer Mark Clouse and become a member of the Campbell leadership team and a corporate officer.
Poland has extensive experience in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, having served in senior supply chain, operations, plant management and research and development roles with large, leading corporations and high-growth companies. Poland joins Campbell from KIND Snacks where he was chief operating officer since 2019. Prior to that, he was executive vice president and chief supply chain officer at Pinnacle Foods. He also spent several years as vice president of North America Supply Chain for WhiteWave Foods. Earlier in his career, Poland spent approximately 15 years at the H.J. Heinz Company, where he held roles ranging from Plant Manager through chief supply chain officer of Heinz North America. He began his career at Nestle and Gerber.