ConAgra Foods Appoints Two New Board Members

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from ConAgra Foods

    OMAHA, Neb., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods (NYSE:   CAG), one of
 America's leading food companies, announced today that Mark Rauenhorst, of the
 Opus Corp., and General John T. Chain Jr., of the Thomas Group, were appointed
 to ConAgra Foods' Board of Directors.
     Mark Rauenhorst is President and Chief Executive Officer of Opus
 Corporation, one of the largest and most successful commercial real estate
 development and construction firms in the United States with revenues of
 $1.4 billion.  Opus has 28 offices located across the country that build
 office, warehouse and retail projects, and develop business parks.
     Mr. Rauenhorst joined Opus in 1982.  He became President and CEO of Opus
 Northwest, L.L.C. in 1996, which encompassed all activities related to project
 development, including site acquisitions, zoning, market analysis, financial
 feasibility, government approvals, marketing, leasing and property management.
 In April 1999, Mr. Rauenhorst became President of Opus Corporation and in
 April 2000, was also named Chief Executive Officer.
     In addition to the Opus Board, Mr. Rauenhorst currently serves on the
 Boards of Directors of Creighton University and Graco, Inc.  His professional
 affiliations include the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC),
 National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Urban Land
 Institute (ULI), and the Young President's Organization. He is also active in
 numerous civic organizations.
     General John T. Chain Jr. is Chairman of the Thomas Group, an
 international management consulting firm.  A distinguished member of the
 military, Gen. Chain served in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1991.
 During his career, he held a number of commands, including Commander-in-Chief
 of the Strategic Air Command and Director of the Joint Strategic Target
 Planning Staff.  He is a command pilot with thousands of flying hours,
 including combat time, in more than 45 different military aircraft.  Gen.
 Chain retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1991.
     Gen. Chain currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Northrop Grumman
 Corporation, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Inc., and Thomas Group, Inc., and
 is President of Quarterdeck Equity Partners, Inc., an investor in the
 aerospace industry.  He also served as a Director of Nabisco until its sale in
 December 2000.
     ConAgra Foods, Inc. is North America's largest foodservice manufacturer
 and second largest retail food supplier, with annualized sales of
 approximately $27 billion. ConAgra Foods' consumer brands include: Hunt's
 tomato products, Healthy Choice, Banquet meals, Armour meats, Bumble Bee tuna,
 Louis Kemp seafood, La Choy, Chun King, Lunch Makers, Wesson, Country Pride,
 Blue Bonnet, Kid Cuisine, Parkay, Reddi-wip, Marie Callender's, Cook's ham,
 Butterball, Act II, Slim Jim, Decker, Chef Boyardee, Orville Redenbacher's,
 PAM Cooking Spray, Snack Pack puddings, Van Camp's, Peter Pan, Hebrew
 National, Gulden's mustard, Pemmican Jerky, Swift Brown 'n Serve Sausages,
 Swiss Miss, and many others.  For more information, please visit us at
 www.conagrafoods.com .
 
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    OMAHA, Neb., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods (NYSE:   CAG), one of
 America's leading food companies, announced today that Mark Rauenhorst, of the
 Opus Corp., and General John T. Chain Jr., of the Thomas Group, were appointed
 to ConAgra Foods' Board of Directors.
     Mark Rauenhorst is President and Chief Executive Officer of Opus
 Corporation, one of the largest and most successful commercial real estate
 development and construction firms in the United States with revenues of
 $1.4 billion.  Opus has 28 offices located across the country that build
 office, warehouse and retail projects, and develop business parks.
     Mr. Rauenhorst joined Opus in 1982.  He became President and CEO of Opus
 Northwest, L.L.C. in 1996, which encompassed all activities related to project
 development, including site acquisitions, zoning, market analysis, financial
 feasibility, government approvals, marketing, leasing and property management.
 In April 1999, Mr. Rauenhorst became President of Opus Corporation and in
 April 2000, was also named Chief Executive Officer.
     In addition to the Opus Board, Mr. Rauenhorst currently serves on the
 Boards of Directors of Creighton University and Graco, Inc.  His professional
 affiliations include the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC),
 National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Urban Land
 Institute (ULI), and the Young President's Organization. He is also active in
 numerous civic organizations.
     General John T. Chain Jr. is Chairman of the Thomas Group, an
 international management consulting firm.  A distinguished member of the
 military, Gen. Chain served in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1991.
 During his career, he held a number of commands, including Commander-in-Chief
 of the Strategic Air Command and Director of the Joint Strategic Target
 Planning Staff.  He is a command pilot with thousands of flying hours,
 including combat time, in more than 45 different military aircraft.  Gen.
 Chain retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1991.
     Gen. Chain currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Northrop Grumman
 Corporation, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Inc., and Thomas Group, Inc., and
 is President of Quarterdeck Equity Partners, Inc., an investor in the
 aerospace industry.  He also served as a Director of Nabisco until its sale in
 December 2000.
     ConAgra Foods, Inc. is North America's largest foodservice manufacturer
 and second largest retail food supplier, with annualized sales of
 approximately $27 billion. ConAgra Foods' consumer brands include: Hunt's
 tomato products, Healthy Choice, Banquet meals, Armour meats, Bumble Bee tuna,
 Louis Kemp seafood, La Choy, Chun King, Lunch Makers, Wesson, Country Pride,
 Blue Bonnet, Kid Cuisine, Parkay, Reddi-wip, Marie Callender's, Cook's ham,
 Butterball, Act II, Slim Jim, Decker, Chef Boyardee, Orville Redenbacher's,
 PAM Cooking Spray, Snack Pack puddings, Van Camp's, Peter Pan, Hebrew
 National, Gulden's mustard, Pemmican Jerky, Swift Brown 'n Serve Sausages,
 Swiss Miss, and many others.  For more information, please visit us at
 www.conagrafoods.com .
 
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