Business Strategies

Carlos Barroso Joins Cambell Soup as Vice President of Research and Development


By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

Jul 01, 2013

Carlos Barroso will join Campbell Soup Co. on July 31 as senior vice president of global research and development, reporting to Campbell's President/CEO Denise Morrison. Barroso, 54, joins Campbell with more than 20 years of experience as an R&D professional. Most recently, he ran his own R&D consulting practice, where he worked with many Fortune 100 clients. Previously, he held several roles at PepsiCo, most recently as senior vice president of R&D at PepsiCo Foods, including Frito-Lay North America and Quaker Foods and Snacks. Barroso began his career at Procter & Gamble.

Barroso will be a member of Campbell’s corporate leadership team. He earned his bachelor of science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he currently serves as Chair of the External Advisory Board for the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. His significant expertise in flavor science has resulted in two patents while at PepsiCo. He has also published articles and presented at conferences worldwide on a variety of topics including Open Innovation and Globalization.