Campbell names new chief human resources officer

Camden’s Campbell Soup Co. announced Wednesday it has appointed Xavier Boza as senior vice president, chief human resources officer.

Boza will be responsible for Campbell’s global human resources, including talent acquisition and management, organizational effectiveness, compensation and benefits, and diversity and inclusion.

He will report to Keith McLoughlin, Campbell interim CEO and president, effective August 1. Boza will succeed Robert Morrissey, who is retiring from the company after 15 years.

Since joining Campbell in 2015, Boza has served as vice president, human resources, global buscuits and snacks.

“Xavier is an outstanding leader who has played a critical role in leading human resources for our best performing business, Global Biscuits and Snacks,” McLoughlin said. “While at Campbell, he has led HR initiatives designed to drive growth and deliver cost savings. Importantly, he brings a wealth of diverse experience from a nearly 30-year career where he has successfully managed high-performing teams in multiple geographies and industries.”

Prior to Campbell, Boza was regional vice president human resources and global supply chain for Kellogg Co. Earlier in his career he held human resources roles at Kraft Foods. He’s also spent time with Hovensa LLC, Grunenthal Pharmaceuticals and Abbott Laboratories.