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• The Wall Street Journal reports that, as expected, Campbell Soup's board of directors has approved the appointment of Denise Morrison as president/CEO of the company.

According to the story, “Morrison, 57 years old, will take on the roles effective Aug. 1, the first day of Campbell's next fiscal year. She succeeds Douglas R. Conant, who will step down after serving in those roles for more than a decade. Morrison, according to Campbell, will be the 12th leader in Campbell's 142-year history.”

• Pamela Knous, the former executive vice president/CFO of Supervalu until she stepped down last July, and a former executive at Vons, has been named chief financial officer, chief accounting officer and executive vice president at Chico’s, the women’s clothing store chain.
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