ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) announced Friday (3 August) the addition of Alice Bourke Hayes, Ph. D., President of the University of San Diego, to ConAgra Foods' Board of Directors. Dr. Hayes has served as President of the university since 1995.

A biologist with a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University, Dr. Hayes was a National Science Foundation Fellow and has published numerous books and articles on natural sciences. As part of the People-to-People Citizen Ambassador Program, she has participated in Delegations to South Africa, the People's Republic of China and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

She is a member of the boards of Jack-In-The-Box, Inc. and Pulitzer Publishing Company. In addition, she serves on a variety of civic and scientific boards and committees.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. is North America's largest foodservice manufacturer and second largest retail food supplier, with annual sales in excess of $27 billion. ConAgra Foods' consumer brands include: Hunt's tomato products, Healthy Choice, Banquet meals, Armour meats, Bumble Bee tuna, Louis Kemp seafood, La Choy, Chun King, Lunch Makers, Wesson, Country Pride, Blue Bonnet, Kid Cuisine, Parkay, Reddi-wip, Marie Callender's, Cook's ham, Butterball, Act II, Slim Jim, Decker, Chef Boyardee, Orville Redenbacher's, PAM Cooking Spray, Snack Pack puddings, Van Camp's, Peter Pan, Hebrew National, Gulden's mustard, Pemmican Jerky, Swift Brown 'n Serve Sausages, Swiss Miss, and many others. For more information, please visit us at http://www.conagrafoods.com.


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