Paperboard packaging supplierMeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV), Richmond, Va., said it hired ConAgra frozen food veteranDiane Teeras president of MeadWestvaco's Food packaging business .
Teer most recently was president of World Kitchen, LLC, where she led the North America division as well as global innovation for well known brands like Pyrex, Corelle, Corningware and Chicago Cutlery. Prior to World Kitchen, she held leadership positions in frozen and culinary foods at Conagra Foods. Officials said Teer's four-year ConAgra tenure involved her managing frozen food brands such as Banquet, Marie Callender’s and Healthy Choice. Teer also has served at Campbell Soup Co. and The Nabob Coffee Company.
“Diane brings valuable consumer-focused industry and market growth expertise to this role, strengthening MWV's participation in the large and attractive markets for food packaging,” said Bob Feeser, senior vice president. “We are bringing together consumer insights, design, materials science and engineering expertise to bring our customers a more compelling approach to their packaging – one that engages consumers in a powerful way that creates an unparalleled edge for their brands in the marketplace. The addition of Diane to our team is an important step in MWV’s overall growth strategy.”