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Campbell Appoints Charles A. Brawley, III Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Brawley Succeeds Adam Ciongoli

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced the appointment of Charles A. Brawley, III as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective Nov. 30, 2023. He succeeds Adam Ciongoli who has accepted a role at another company.

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Charles A. Brawley, III (Photo: Business Wire)

Charles A. Brawley, III (Photo: Business Wire)

Brawley joined the company in 2016 and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Deputy General Counsel, overseeing Campbell’s legal functions of corporate governance, securities law, and commercial contracts. In his expanded role, he will oversee the company’s Legal department, including Government Affairs, Global Security and Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. He will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Clouse and become a member of Campbell’s Operating Committee.

“Charlie has played a crucial role in all aspects of Campbell’s strategy and business, working closely with me, the Operating Committee, and our Board of Directors. I’m pleased that our strong talent pipeline enables us to promote Charlie to step into this critical role and continue to build upon our momentum,” said Clouse.

Prior to Campbell, Brawley was Senior Vice President, Secretary and Associate General Counsel of Lincoln Financial Group. He also spent several years at PMA Capital Corporation and Cigna Corporation. Brawley began his legal career with the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in Philadelphia.

Brawley earned a B.A. in economics from Saint Joseph’s University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania.

Ciongoli accepts outside opportunity

Ciongoli, who joined the company in 2015, has served as General Counsel and Chief Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility and Governance Officer and played a significant role in Campbell’s transformation. He is leaving the company to join Fox Corporation as Chief Legal and Policy Officer.

Clouse said, “Adam has been an invaluable strategic partner to me and our Board of Directors. We are deeply grateful for his contributions and wish him the best in his new role.”

About Campbell

For more than 150 years, Campbell (NYSE:CPB) has been connecting people through food they love. Generations of consumers have trusted us to provide delicious and affordable food and beverages. Headquartered in Camden, N.J. since 1869, the company generated fiscal 2023 net sales of $9.4 billion. Our portfolio includes iconic brands such as Campbell’s, Cape Cod, Goldfish, Kettle Brand, Lance, Late July, Milano, Pace, Pacific Foods, Pepperidge Farm, Prego, Snyder’s of Hanover, Swanson and V8. The company has a heritage of giving back and acting as a good steward of the environment and is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 as well as the FTSE4Good and Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indices. For more information, visit


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