Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s,” “V8” and “Bolthouse Farms.”
Five women sit on Campbell’s 16-member board of directors, bringing total representation to 31 percent. For Campbell’s diverse representation and support of women on boards of directors, 2020 Women on Boards has awarded Campbell a “W” rating.
Campbell’s commitment to The Way We Work states that the company “will positively contribute to building and sustaining a safe, diverse, inclusive, engaged and socially responsible workplace focused on delivering business results with integrity.”
Furthermore, Campbell is committed to Winning with Women, through accelerating the development of future women leaders, and strengthening the network of organizations that foster representation and retention of diverse talent and generate positive business outcomes. Campbell was recognized in 2010 with the prestigious Catalyst award.
It is crucial for Campbell to have a management team and workforce that reflects the markets in which it competes. In 2011, Denise Morrison became Campbell’s first female CEO in the company’s 143 year history. By recruiting and retaining talented women and enabling Campbell women to achieve and demonstrate their full potential, the company can better understand, relate to, and anticipate the demands of its diverse consumers.