Douglas  Conant

Douglas Conant

Douglas Conant, New York Times bestselling author (TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments) and sought-after keynote speaker, is Founder and CEO of Conant Leadership, a company dedicated to helping improve the quality of leadership in the 21st century. Prior to starting Conant Leadership, he was CEO and President of the Campbell Soup Company for 10 years. He improved the company’s financial profile delivering quality sales growth, improved marketplace positions, strong cash flow, record high investment and return on invested capital. The key enabler of this performance was Campbell’s march towards achieving world-class employee engagement levels. During his tenure at Campbell, Conant also established the Campbell CEO Institute to train the company’s future leaders. Conant is on the Board of Directors of Avon and AmerisourceBergen.