Campbell Soup Company has appointed Luca Mignini as senior vice president and president of Campbell International, reporting to Campbell's chief executive Denise Morrison.
Mignini, who will take up his new post on January 21, 2013, will oversee Campbell's businesses in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, and will work to identify opportunities in new markets around the world.
"Expanding Campbell's international presence remains one of our top growth strategies, and Luca's proven track record in leading change and business performance makes him the right leader for our talented international team," said Morrison.
"Luca has led consumer packaged goods businesses around the world for 25 years. He has successfully driven growth in Latin and South America, Greater China, Europe, Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe−areas where we currently operate as well as markets where we believe there is growth potential for our company."
Mignini, who has a bachelor of economics and business administration from Bocconi University, Milan, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, joins Campbell from European frozen food giant IGLO Group, where he has been CEO of the company's Findus Italy division since October 2010.