James Smith to president-CEO, Aurora Foods, St. Louis, succeeding Ian Wilson, who resigned in February amid an investigation into Aurora's internal accounting practices, specifically how it paid for retail promotions. Mr. Smith formerly was an executive at ConAgra.
Pepsi-Lipton Tea Partnership, Purchase, N.Y., inked a deal for its Lipton iced tea and Lipton Brisk brands to sponsor the PGA Tour. Lipton also signed up golfer Justin Leonard to endorse the brands.
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