Irene Chang Britt
Board of Directors, DNKN
Ms. Irene Chang Britt served as President at Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated since August 2012. She also served as Senior Vice President of Global Baking and Snacking at Campbell Soup Company from April 2012 to January 31, 2015. Ms. Britt She was based at Pepperidge Farm’s headquarters in Norwalk.
She served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Global Businesses at Campbell Soup Co. since October 1, 2010 and was responsible for Campbell’s Global Strategy, Global Marketing Services and Global Consumer and Customer Insights. She served as the President of North America Foodservice at Campbell Soup Co. from December 1, 2008 to October 1, 2010. She led Campbell’s global strategy, and she was responsible for Global Marketing Services and Global Consumer and Customer Insights.
She joined Campbell as Vice President and General Manager-Sauces and Beverages in December 2005. She was responsible for the U.S. Beverage portfolio, as well as the Prego and Pace sauces businesses. Before joining Campbell in 2005, Ms. Britt spent eight years with Kraft Foods, including positions as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Salted Snacks division and Post Cereal division. She served as Vice President and Business Leader of the Canadian Biscuit and Snacks Division and Vice President of Marketing for Salted Snacks in New Jersey, as well as roles in Strategy.
Earlier in her career, She spent 12 years at Kimberly-Clark, where she moved up progressively in marketing positions and held key assignments in sales and research and development. She has 8 years of experience in the away-from-home market from her tenure at Kimberly-Clark, where she ran its washroom systems business. She serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at the Enactus (formerly Students In Free Enterprise, or SIFE) U.S. Executive Advisory Board.
She has been an Independent Director at Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. since May 19, 2014. She served as a Member of the Advisory Board at Catalyst Inc.
She served as a Director of Sunoco, Inc. from December 1, 2011 to October 5, 2012. She has sponsored the Campbell’s Multiple Sclerosis Society City to Shore fundraising bicycle ride and the Campbell’s “Driving for the Cure” golf tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. She has twice served as Chairman of the N.J. Kraft Employee Fund and led two United Way campaigns as Co-Chair and Executive sponsor.
She has been honored with several awards for her business and community accomplishments, including being named in 2011, a “Women of Distinction” by The Philadelphia Business Journal, and a Laureate in the New Jersey Business Hall of Fame. In 2008, she was recognized by NJBiz as one of the Best 50 Women in Business, by Pink magazine as a Top 15 Innovator, and by Progressive Grocer as a Top Women in Grocery. She was also recognized in 2002 with a Corporate Achievement Award by Organization of Chinese Americans for corporate and community achievements.
She speaks English, French and Chinese. Ms. Britt earned her B.A. degree from the University of Toronto and her M.B.A. degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, where she graduated on the Dean’s Honor List.