Dole Adds Industry Veteran Michael Solomon as President of Dole Fresh Vegetables

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, Inc.

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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