- Scott W. Klein has been named president & CEO of Information Resources, Inc (IRI). Klein, the former president of the Consumer Industries & Retail business for Electronic Data Systems Corporation, will be focused on "transforming IRI’s business by focusing on strengthening its core business of market content and analytic services, while extending services through business performance management solutions."
- Campbell Soup named Procter & Gamble veteran David White to be the company's senior vice president, global supply chain, reporting to CEO Douglas R. Conant and overseeing the management of Campbell's global supply chain, including engineering, manufacturing, procurement, logistics, and customer service.
The appointment takes effect March 10.
- Published reports say that the head of Apple Japan, Eiko Harada, is leaving that company to become the head of McDonald's Japanese division, which has been reeling from a mad cow disease scare that dramatically undercut beef consumption there.