Ellen Oran Kaden was Appointed as Chief Legal Officer at Campbell Soup Company

Date of management change: April 01, 1998 

What Happened?

Camden, NJ-based Campbell Soup Company hired Ellen Oran Kaden as Chief Legal Officer.


About the Company

Campbell Soup Company, also known as Campbell's, is an American producer of canned soups and related products. Campbell's products are sold in 120 countries around the world. It is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. Campbell's divides itself into three divisions: the simple meals division, which consists largely of soups both condensed and ready-to-serve, the baked snacks division, which consists of Pepperidge Farm, and the health beverage division, which includes V8 juices. Campbell's runs a program for schools, Labels for Education.


About the Person

Ellen Oran Kaden oversees Campbell's global Legal department, the Office of the Corporate Secretary, the Office of Government Affairs, and the company's Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Community Affairs functions. She is the principal advisor to the Board of Directors and the CEO on legal and corporate governance matters. Ellen reports to Denise Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, and is a member of the Corporate Leadership Team. Prior to joining Campbell in April 1998, Ellen was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of CBS Inc. She began her career as a member of the Faculty of Law at Columbia University, where she taught contracts, civil procedure and commercial law, and later practiced law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City. She is a Trustee Emerita of Columbia University, where she served as a trustee for 12 years and as Chair of the Audit Committee. Ellen earned her B.A. degree from Cornell University and was a Graduate Fellow of the Danforth Foundation at the University of Chicago. After earning her J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Marvin E. Frankel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Executive Team  


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