The Campbell Soup Company today (14 November) announced the appointment of Sean Connolly as president, Campbell USA and Irene Chang Britt as president, North America Foodservice.

Connolly will be responsible for Campbell's US$3.7bn US soup, sauces and beverage business, reporting to Denise Morrison, president, North America Soup, Sauces and Beverages.

Connolly has worked in several "significant" roles since he joined Campbell in 2002, the company said. Most recently, he led Campbell's North America Foodservice business.

Chang Britt will succeed Connolly as president, North America Foodservice.

Britt joined Campbell in 2005 as VP and general manager, Sauces and Beverages.

"Under her leadership, Campbell's has had strong growth across the sauces and beverage portfolio, especially in the company's beverage business which has experience double-digit growth driven by innovative new products, expanded distribution and bold advertising," Campbell said in a statement.

The appointments will come into effect on 1 December.