ConAgra Names David Biegger Chief Supply Chain Officer

ConAgra Foods, Inc. has announced the appointment of David Biegger as its executive vice president and chief supply chain officer, effective October 5.

“We are pleased to welcome Dave to ConAgra,” said Sean Connolly, chief executive officer of the Omaha, Nebraska-headquartered diversified food company. “He has a wealth of relevant experience and will be a terrific leader of our talented supply chain team.”

The ceo added: “We are committed to building stronger brands, enhancing margins and delivering more consistent results. Against this backdrop, Dave and his team will continue to enhance our supply chain capabilities to give us a competitive advantage.”

“ConAgra has a strong portfolio of brands whose success will be driven in part by a lean, entrepreneurial culture,” said Biegger. “I’m pleased to join Sean and the senior leadership team and am even more excited to have the opportunity to contribute to ConAgra’s continued growth and success.”

David-BieggerBiegger will be in charge of end-to-end supply chain activities for the ConAgra Consumer Foods business, which includes Healthy Choice, Marie Callender’s, Banquet, P.F. Chang’s and other retail frozen food brands. Among his responsibilities will be overseeing the company’s manufacturing, procurement, environment, health and safety, plant quality, customer logistics and planning, and transportation and warehousing teams.

Before joining ConAgra Foods, Biegger was the senior vice president for global supply chain activities at Campbell Soup Company, where his responsibilities ranged from manufacturing and quality to safety, engineering, procurement, logistics, environmental sustainability and customer service. Prior to that he spent 24 years in various supply chain roles at Procter & Gamble Co.