OMAHA — Greg Schlafer has been named president of ConAgra Foods, Inc.’s Lamb Weston business unit, effective Feb. 25. He will step into a position that has been the responsibility of Paul Maass, president of Commercial Foods for ConAgra, for more than a year.

“Greg brings a customer-focused approach, 20-plus years of experience in the food industry, and a proven track record of success in the commercial/business-to-business space,” Mr. Maass said. “I’m confident his leadership will add tremendous value for our customers, our suppliers, and our team as we continue maximizing the long-term potential of this important part of ConAgra Foods’ business.”

Mr. Schlafer was most recently vice-president of the Bakeries & Foodservice division for General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis.