Campbell Soup Company
) recently elected Marc B. Lautenbach as a new director of its
management board effective Jun 11, 2014.
A graduate from Denison University, Lautenbach is adept in
shouldering chief responsibilities. Since Dec 2012, Lautenbach has
Pitney Bowes Inc.
) as its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His able
leadership skills enabled the company to grow and diversify its
operations beyond its main mailing business.
Prior to joining Pitney Bowes, the MBA graduate from the Kellogg
School of Management at Northwestern University, worked with
International Business Machines Corporation
) for 27 years assuming various leadership roles. At IBM,
Lautenbach took care of operations including infrastructure
management, sales, marketing and product development.
Management at Campbell Soup believes that Lautenbach's finesse in
tapping newer markets and transforming businesses is likely to be a
boon for the company and take it forward on its growth trajectory.
Campbell Soup recently posted mixed third-quarter fiscal 2014
results, wherein the bottom line surpassed the respective Zacks
Consensus Estimate, while the top line lagged the same.
The company's adjusted earnings from continuing operations
increased approximately 7% year over year to 62 cents per share in
the last reported quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of
59 cents. Net sales increased marginally to $1,973 million in the
quarter from $1,962 million in the prior-year quarter. However,
quarterly revenues fell short of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of
This global manufacturer and marketer of high quality branded
convenience food products currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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) with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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