ConAgra Foods Inc, known for its Chef Boyardee pasta and Healthy Choice dinners, named David Marberger of Prestige Brands Holdings Inc as its chief financial officer.
Marberger, who had also worked with Godiva Chocolatier and Tasty Baking Co, succeeds John Gehring.
Gehring, who announced his plan to retire in May, will remain with the company until the end of September and will help with the transition.
Separately, Prestige Brands said in a filing that it named Ronald Lombardi as an interim replacement for Marberger and has started a search for a new CFO.
By Subrat Patnaik
Upon FoodBev Media’s return from Vitafoods 2022 – which took place from 10-12 May in Geneva, Switzerland – the team reflects on the event’s aim to bring together international nutraceutical suppliers and experts from across the globe.
Following a strategic review last year, Mondelēz International is planning to sell its developed chewing gum business, which includes brands Trident and Dentyne. This is in addition to offloading its Halls cough drop brand, as the food giant focuses on generating 90% of revenue in its chocolates and biscuits businesses, including baked snacks.
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