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Jon Harris

Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, ConAgra Foods



Jon Harris joined ConAgra Foods in August 2015 as senior vice president and chief communications officer. He is responsible for the strategic development, direction and implementation of corporate communication and reputation management programs across the organization. Jon also oversees the ConAgra Foods Foundation as well as corporate giving efforts.

Jon is the former chief communications officer and senior vice president at Hillshire Brands where he oversaw all aspects of integrated communications. He had previously served as senior vice president, global communications for Sara Lee Corporation, where he was responsible for leading worldwide business and marketing communications for the company's core food and beverage brands and oversaw the spin-off of the company into two pure-play, publicly-held entities. Prior to Sara Lee, Jon held leadership positions at Bally Total Fitness Corporation, PepsiCo, Ketchum Public Relations and Medicus Public Relations. Jon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Rutgers University and is an adjunct professor for PR & Marketing at the University of Chicago's Graham School.

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Education

B.A. in communications, Rutgers University