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W. L. (Bill) Hutton Joins ConAgra Foods as President of Consumer Foods International

Monday, June 18, 2012

W. L. (Bill) Hutton Joins ConAgra Foods as President of Consumer Foods International17:01 EDT Monday, June 18, 2012 OMAHA, Neb. (Business Wire) -- ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced today that W. L. (Bill) Hutton joined the company on June 4 as president of Consumer Foods International. Hutton will lead the company's Consumer Foods International business, with specific responsibility for developing strategies that align with the company's ambition to double its international business. “Bill is experienced with creating value in integrating acquisitions and has proven his ability to build strong teams,” said Andre Hawaux, president of Consumer Foods for ConAgra Foods. “He has vast experience in international business and a strong background in consumer goods. That background will serve him well as he leads Consumer Foods' international growth strategies and evaluates opportunities in emerging markets.” Prior to joining ConAgra Foods, Hutton was vice president and general manager of PepsiAmericas Inc., Poland/Baltics. Hutton also had prior assignments from PepsiCo in China and Canada. ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) is one of North America's leading food companies. With brands in 97 percent of American households, ConAgra Foods provides some of America's long-time favorites. Consumers can find Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, Hebrew National, Hunt's Tomato Sauces and Ketchup, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, PAM, Reddi-wip, Slim Jim Meat Sticks and Beef Jerky and many other ConAgra Foods brands in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise and club stores. ConAgra Foods operates, an interactive recipe website that provides consumers with Easy Dinner Recipes and more. ConAgra Foods also has a strong business-to-business presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable, spice and grain products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators and commercial customers. For more information, please visit us at ConAgra FoodsKaitlin Arntz,