ConAgra Foods, Inc., has announced the appointment of David Biegger as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective Oct. 5.

“We are pleased to welcome Dave to ConAgra,” said ConAgra CEO Sean Connolly. “He has a wealth of relevant experience and will be a terrific leader of our talented supply chain team.”

Connolly added, “We are committed to building stronger brands, enhancing margins and delivering more consistent results. Against this backdrop, Dave and his team will continue to enhance our supply chain capabilities to give us a competitive advantage.”

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“ConAgra has a strong portfolio of brands whose success will be driven in part by a lean, entrepreneurial culture,” said Biegger. “I’m pleased to join Sean and the senior leadership team and am even more excited to have the opportunity to contribute to ConAgra’s continued growth and success.”

In his new role with ConAgra Foods, Biegger will have end-to-end supply chain responsibilities for the Consumer Foods business, overseeing the company’s manufacturing, procurement, environment, health and safety, plant quality, customer logistics and planning, and transportation and warehousing teams.

Prior to joining ConAgra Foods, Biegger was responsible for Campbell Soup Company’s Global Supply Chain, including manufacturing, quality, safety, engineering, procurement, logistics, environmental sustainability and customer service. His results included achieving meaningful reductions in cost of goods sold, an all-time low injury rate, improved product quality and implementation of a recognized environmental sustainability program. Prior to joining Campbell Soup Company, Biegger spent 24 years in supply chain roles at Procter & Gamble Co.