Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> February 12, 2001

Brands & Packaged Food Stocks: John O’neill – Ubs Warburg

JOHN M. O'NEIL is an Executive Director at UBS Warburg. He was previously associated with BT Alex. Brown and Oppenheimer & Co. Mr. O'Neil has been cited for his stock picking and earnings estimate accuracy. He is quoted in trade journals and has provided televised industry commentary on CNN and CNBC. Mr. O'Neil has been a featured speaker at the World Wide Food Expo, the IDFA Dairy Forum and the GNPD New Products Conference, and he also is a member of CAGNY, the consumer analyst group of New York. He received an MBA from Georgetown University, studied International Finance at Oxford University and graduated from Dartmouth College with a double major in Economics and Government. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and adventure traveling. Profile
TWST: John, to what do you attribute the strong performance of the

brands and the packaged food stocks in the fourth quarter of 2000? Has

this continued into the first few weeks of 2001?