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Dole adds industry veteran Michael Solomon as president of Dole fresh vegetables

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     

       DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.

One Dole Drive

Westlake Village, CA 91362

CONTACT:  William Goldfield

Phone: (818) 874-4647

  


DOLE ADDS INDUSTRY VETERAN MICHAEL SOLOMON AS PRESIDENT OF DOLE FRESH VEGETABLES


WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California June 19, 2018 – Dole Food Company, Inc. announced the appointment of Michael H. Solomon as the new President of Dole Fresh Vegetables effective June 18, 2018. As Dole Fresh Vegetables President, Solomon will have responsibility for all of the division's operations across North America. He will report directly to Dole Food Company President and Chief Executive Officer Johan Linden. 

With 30 years experience, including within the food and beverage industry, Solomon has a proven success record of taking high-performance brands to the next level, increasing performance and margins in sales, plant operations, and profit growth. 

Among other positions, Solomon has held roles of President of POM Wonderful and President and CEO of Ready Pac Foods, Inc., prior to joining Dole.

“Michael has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments,” said Johan Linden, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dole Food Company. “He has considerable experience and knowledge of the fresh salad business segment. His wealth of experience will be a valuable asset as we continue to accelerate Dole’s growth and innovation in our vegetable and salad products.  I am very excited about Michael’s addition to our team.”

About Dole Food Company

Dole Food Company is one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole is an industry leader in many of the products it sells, as well as in nutrition education and research. For more information, please visit www.dole.com.

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