Buitoni Food Appoints Graham Corneck CEO

Dec. 2, 2021
Replaces Peter Wilson, who will rejoin owner Brynwood Partners.

Buitoni Food Co., which makes refrigerated pasta, sauces and cheeses, hired Campbell Soup Co. executive Graham Corneck as its president and CEO. He replaces Peter Wilson, who will rejoin Brynwood Partners as managing director and chairman of Buitoni Foods.

The Buitoni brand began in 1827 in Italy and was introduced in the U.S. in 1941. Buitoni Foods was established by Brynwood Partners VIII LP in June 2020 to acquire the North American Buitoni business from Nestlé USA. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., and operates a 240,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Danville, Va.

Corneck was an officer in the Navy followed by many years with Campbell Soup and Popcorn Indiana. During his time at Campbell Soup, he led teams ranging from finance, IT, and strategy to supply chain and business integration.