Campbell’s hires chief technology, information officer

Campbell Soup has a new vice president and chief technology and information officer.

Francisco Fraga was appointed to the position to help the Camden-based company build a world-class information technology function that delivers value to the business, it announced Tuesday.

“The pace of change in our digital world is accelerating and creating opportunity,” said Bethmara Kessler, senior vice president of integrated global services. “Technology is one of the keys to help differentiate Campbell in a rapidly evolving food industry. Francisco is a thought leader with a proven track record of converting digital complexity into strategy. His relentless focus will drive IT innovation and create new employee, customer and consumer experiences designed to fuel growth.”

Fraga, 44, previously spent 21 years in leadership roles with the Procter & Gamble Co., including recently leading enterprise-wide IT services as IT global chief technology officer.

While at P&G, Fraga led the development and execution of the enterprise-wide IT architecture and master plan. He also led the transformation of P&G’s supply chain network in the U.S. by building digital capabilities.