Campbell Soup eyes COO for top spot

|About: Campbell Soup Company (CPB)|By:, SA News Editor

Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) Chief Operating Officer Luca Mignini is at the top of the board's list of potential internal candidates for the CEO position, sources tell Reuters.

Campbell board member and interim CEO Keith McLoughlin is not a candidate for the top spot.

Adding to the drama, Activist fund Third Point charged on to the scene on Friday with a full slate of candidates for the Campbell board.

Shares of Campbell Soup are down 16% YTD.

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