Craig Owens was appointed Campbell's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer in October 2008. He reports to Denise Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Craig has responsibility for business unit Finance as well as Campbell’s Controller’s, Treasury, External Development, Tax, Real Estate, Investor Relations, Global Supply Chain, and IT departments.
Craig has more than 30 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. He came to Campbell from Delhaize Group, where he spent seven years as Executive Vice President and CFO. One of Campbell's large global customers, Delhaize Group is a food retailer headquartered in Belgium with approximately 3,450 stores in 11 countries and more than $30 billion in annual revenues. The company's Delhaize U.S. division includes the well-known supermarket chains Food Lion and Hannaford.
Before that, Craig held general management and senior financial positions with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola bottlers from 1981 to 2001, including Alpine Region Director of Coca-Cola HBC, the largest European soft drink company, President and Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Entreprise France, and Controller of all Coca-Cola Company-owned bottlers in the U.S.
Craig earned a B.A. degree in politics from Washington and Lee University, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He also earned his M.B.A. degree from The Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, and his M.A. degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.