HEADLINES

Kraft Foods Group Appoints CEO

John Cahill, currently Chairman of the Board of Directors, will succeed Tony Vernon, who has informed the board of his intention to retire as CEO.

P&G Sells Camay and Zest Brands to Unilever

12/22/2014 - P&G noted that the sale of both brands is consistent with its strategy to focus on its core brands that will create a faster growing, more profitable P&G that is far simpler to operate.

Bumble Bee Seafoods Acquired by TUF

12/19/2014 - Once the transaction is finalized, TUF and Bumble Bee will focus on enhancing operating efficiencies for material sourcing and production, innovation, and new product development, primarily in North American markets.

PepsiCo Partnership Nurtures Marketing Leaders

12/17/2014 - As part of the program, participants will create a pop-up marketing agency that will provide real-world marketing and advertising solutions for PepsiCo U.S. beverage brands.

Brown Shoe Company Sells Shoes.com

12/16/2014 - While Shoes.com has been a beneficial part of the company, leadership believes now is the right time to focus its attention on Famous.com and its branded wholesale e-commerce sites.

Gregg Ribatt Joins Crocs as CEO

12/16/2014 - Veteran footwear and apparel executive Gregg Ribatt has been named CEO of Crocs, Inc. and is expected to join the company in late January 2015.

Top 100 Consumer Goods Companies

12/11/2014 - From acquisitions and divestitures to name change and new leadership appointments, 2013 was full of memorable moments. This annual list of the top publicly traded consumer goods companies provides a snapshot of organizations that succeeded in upping their growth games.

2014 Awards Winners: An Introduction

12/11/2014 - CGT honors an elite group of consumer goods companies and executives for transformational business and technology initiatives that stand revolutionize their organizations and the industry as a whole.

2014 Awards Winners: CIO of the Year

12/11/2014 - CGT honors David Stahl, Chief Information Officer for the company formerly known as Hillshire Brands (now part of Tyson Foods) for making a demonstrable business impact in his organization through the implementation and successful use of technology.

2014 Awards Winners: CMO of the Year

12/11/2014 - CGT honors Clive Sirkin, Chief Marketing Officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation for making a ldemonstrable impact on his organization through the implementation and successful use of new marketing strategies, technologies and processes.

2014 Awards Winners: SMB Market Award

12/11/2014 - CGT honors Suja Juice for implementing a mobile solution that enables merchandising to gather valuable real-time data in retail stores about out-of-stocks, shelf space and competitor activity.

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