Campbell Soup Company announced that Bennett Dorrance has decided to retire from the company's Board of Directors. The Board also announced that it elected to the Board, Bennett Dorrance Jr., 51, an entrepreneur who has invested in a variety of successful for-profit and non-profit enterprises focused on sustainability, land management, and health and wellness. Dorrance Jr. is a managing director for the DFE Trust Company and vice president of the Dorrance Family Foundation, which supports education, natural resource conservation and programs that improve quality of life in Arizona, California and Hawaii.
He is the cofounder and a board member of Kohala Institute in North Kohala, Hawaii, which supports local farmers, local schools, alternative energy initiatives, and land and historic preservation. Dorrance Jr. is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. Dorrance Jr. earned his B.S. in art history from Princeton University and a master's degree in sustainable leadership from Arizona State University.