Douglas R. Conant

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Douglas R. Conant, who served as the CEO and President of the Campbell Soup Company between 2001 and 2011, founded the ConantLeadership in 2011, a leadership driven growing community committed to improving leadership quality. A widely recognized bestselling author and a highly reputed keynote speaker, he is dedicated at promoting quality leadership serving as the Chairman of the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute (KELI) and as Chairman of Avon Products.

Douglas R. Conant is widely credited for his dramatic leadership style for having reversed a decline in the market value of the Campbell Soup Company, by transforming its financial profile via strategic investments, decreasing costs and through various visionary changes that resulted in high shareholder returns. Conant is a strong advocate of ethical business practices and social responsibility.

As co-author of TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the smallest of moments, Conant is highly involved in disseminating leadership information


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