GREELEY, Colo. -- Swift & Company, the world's second-largest processor of fresh beef and pork products, has named Raymond P. Silcock as executive vice president and chief financial officer.



Silcock, who will join the company Nov. 6, 2006, served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Toronto-based private label soft drink manufacturer Cott Corporation from 1998 to 2005 and prior to that was chief financial officer of Delimex, a San Diego-based frozen food maker, from 1997 to 1998.



Previously at Campbell Soup Company from 1979 to 1997, he held various management positions, including most recently vice president-finance, Bakery and Confectionary Division. Silcock holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (U.K.).



Bill Trupkiewicz, acting CFO since February 2006, will continue with Swift & Company as senior vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer.



With more than $9 billion in annual sales, Swift & Company is the world's second-largest processor of fresh beef and pork. Founded in 1855 and headquartered in Greeley, Colorado, Swift processes, prepares, packages, markets, and delivers fresh, further processed and value-added beef and pork products to customers in the United States and international markets.



SOURCE: Swift & Company via Market Wire.