Conagra Brands Inc. has appointed Fran Horowitz to its board of directors, effective Aug. 2, 2021. With this addition, the Board will increase to 12 members.
"We are pleased to welcome Fran to the Conagra Brands board," said Richard H. Lenny, chairman, Conagra Brands. "Conagra and our shareholders will benefit from Fran's deep experience building consumer brands and her proven track record as an executive leader."
Horowitz is the chief executive officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a leading, global specialty retailer of apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids. Prior to being named CEO in 2017, Horowitz served as president and chief merchandising officer for all brands and the brand president for Hollister. Before joining Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Horowitz held leadership positions with a variety of leading fashion retailers, including Ann Inc., Express Inc., and Bloomingdale's.
"I'm excited to join the Conagra Brands board," said Horowitz. "The board of directors, management team, and dedicated employees have built Conagra into an innovative, consumer-focused packaged food company. I look forward to contributing to Conagra's ongoing success."
Horowitz serves as a board member for non-profit organizations Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) and SeriousFun Children's Network. She earned a bachelor's degree in International Studies from Lafayette College and an MBA from Fordham University.