Robert Sharpe, president of ConAgra’s commercial foods business, intends to retire in May 2011; the company appointed Paul T. Maass to succeed Sharpe.
Robert F. Sharpe Jr., president of ConAgra Foods’ commercial foods business, intends to retire May 2011.
Sharpe has agreed to serve as senior advisor to ConAgra's chief executive. Meanwhile, the Omaha, Neb.-based company named Paul T. Maass to succeed Sharpe. Maass has been president of ConAgra Mills within the company's commercial foods segment since 2007 and has a 22-year history with the company.