Visa Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Denise M. Morrison as a new independent director, effective August 2, 2018. Ms. Morrison was chief executive officer of Campbell Soup Company from 2011 until her retirement in 2018. Ms. Morrison has a distinguished background of building strong businesses and growing iconic brands. She has an extensive background in sales, marketing, operations, and business development, and served in senior leadership roles at Kraft Foods, Inc., Nabisco, Inc., and Nestlé SA prior to joining Campbell Soup. Ms. Morrison also serves on the board of directors of MetLife, Inc.
“I am pleased to welcome Denise to Visa’s board of directors,” said Al Kelly, chief executive officer of Visa Inc. “Denise is a strategic leader with a wealth of consumer and retail experience that will be invaluable to Visa as we expand our network, forge new partnerships and bring innovative payment solutions to market globally.”
This new appointment brings Visa’s total board of directors to 10 members.