Biography

Craig Owens

Audit Committee Chair

The J.C. Penney Company

Current public company boards: AptarGroup, Inc., The JC Penney Company, Crown Holdings Inc.

Prior public company boards: Pall Corporation, Alfa-Beta Vassilopoulos, Coca-Cola Beverages plc

Executive Experience:  Craig Owens retired from the Campbell Soup Company in 214 where he served as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer with responsibility for the company‚Äôs global supply chain and information technology and as chairman of Campbell-Swire, a joint venture in China.  He has extensive experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior to Campbell, he was executive vice president, CFO and head of strategy of Delhaize Group, a Belgian food retailer (now Ahold Delhaize). From 1981 to 21, Craig held general management and senior financial positions with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola franchisees in the U.S. and Europe.

Additional information: Craig is also a board member of two privately held companies: US Cold Storage and Dean Foods Company.

Craig is a graduate of Washington and Lee University.  He also earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University.