Pinnacle Foods Hires Former Campbell VP As President Of Grocery Division

Pinnacle Foods Inc. announced that Christopher Slager has been named executive vice president and president, Duncan Hines grocery division, effective Nov. 4, 2013. Slager will report to Chief Executive Officer Bob Gamgort.

Slager was most recently with Campbell Soup Co. as vice president and general manager, North America foodservice and also held various leadership positions at Campbell since 2002, including vice president of marketing for soups. He began his career at The Procter & Gamble Co., where he held brand management positions on Folgers Coffee and Jif Peanut Butter, in addition to leading new business development teams responsible for developing and launching business propositions for multiple P&G brands. Slager earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Tulane University and a Master of Business Administration at The A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane.

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