Campbell Soup Company

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Disappointing

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Former Employee - Director in Camden, NJ
Former Employee - Director in Camden, NJ

I worked at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Was a terrific company to work for under former CEO Doug Conant. Health benefits and salaries are good.

Cons

Current CEO promised to boost revenues. But sales and earnings have fallen, employee engagement deteriorated and job insecurity is rampant.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep your promises.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Times and tides are changin'

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ

    I have been working at Campbell Soup Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    New CEO in Denise Morrison, emerging as a better leader now out of the shadow of Doug Conant, compared to working under him. She sees the need for change, and is starting the transition. She has established a leadership team with the will to transform the business, compared with the previous regime of old school network retirement fund builders. This will be an exciting couple of years, where new things will be tried, opportunities for differentiation and disruptive pathways will be more readily accepted, and the building of a healthier future and culture begins.

    Cons

    Having to deal with the aftermath of 10 years where the company stood still, and product portfolio stood still. Now we see the first sign of life after a long dormant period, where image was more important than profitability or growth. Difficulty will be halting the 10 year slide and turning the corner - May have to look for solutions from outside the world of soup to reverse the irrelevance of the products to today's consumer base.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversify, acquire new businesses, take more risk, focus on something other than condensed soup! Change with the times - We were not always Campbell Soup Company, so we can change again, possibly to just Campbell's and spread our wings.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A Blessing and a Curse

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ

    I worked at Campbell Soup Company

    Pros

    The leadership under CEO Doug Conant was wonderful. He was warm, he seemed to care, and he drove the company with his Leadership Model. Employee services were improved dramatically during his tenure. On-site empoyee credit union, gym, daycare, cafeteria, company store, and even a drop-off/pick-up location for dry cleaning!

    Cons

    The paths for advancement are not made clear. The employees who are there have been there forEVER and the only visible chance for advancement is when someone retires.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rather than simply telling people they have done their job satisfactorily, go out of your way to find things they did well and recognize them. Encourage them to aspire for more and not to spend 30 yrs wasting away in the same position.

    No opinion of CEO
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