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February 5, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
Dole Food Co., the world's largest food and vegetable producer, said President and Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Kern was taking early retirement to pursue other interests. Chief Executive David Murdock has taken over Kern's duties, the Westlake Village company said in a news release. The company could not be reached for comment. Kern joined Dole in 1993 and was promoted to president and chief operating officer in February 2001. Murdock took the company, which had $4.
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February 5, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
Dole Food Co., the world's largest food and vegetable producer, said President and Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Kern was taking early retirement to pursue other interests. Chief Executive David Murdock has taken over Kern's duties, the Westlake Village company said in a news release. The company could not be reached for comment. Kern joined Dole in 1993 and was promoted to president and chief operating officer in February 2001. Murdock took the company, which had $4.
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BUSINESS
February 9, 2001
* Dole Food Co., based in Westlake Village, has promoted Lawrence A. Kern to president and chief operating officer. Kern, who also will join the board of directors, was in charge of Dole's worldwide fresh vegetable and nontropical fresh fruit operations. Kern, who will report to Chairman and Chief Executive David Murdock, succeeds David DeLorenzo, who will become board vice chairman. * Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic Inc. has named Jerry Cook as chief operating officer, a newly created position.
BUSINESS
February 9, 2001
* Dole Food Co., based in Westlake Village, has promoted Lawrence A. Kern to president and chief operating officer. Kern, who also will join the board of directors, was in charge of Dole's worldwide fresh vegetable and nontropical fresh fruit operations. Kern, who will report to Chairman and Chief Executive David Murdock, succeeds David DeLorenzo, who will become board vice chairman. * Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic Inc. has named Jerry Cook as chief operating officer, a newly created position.
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February 13, 2001
* Lawrence Kern has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Dole Food Co. of Westlake Village. Kern replaces David DeLorenzo, who had been president and chief operating officer for the last decade. DeLorenzo will become vice chairman. Dole sells a variety of fresh and frozen food products and fresh flowers. * Dale R. Walker has been named president and chief operating officer of Digital Insight Corp. of Calabasas.
BUSINESS
November 7, 2001 | COURTNEY SCHLISSERMAN, BLOOMBERG NEWS
Dole Food Co., the largest fruit and vegetable producer, said its third-quarter loss widened as restructuring costs increased. The loss widened to $94.8 million, or $1.68 a share, from $7.4 million, or 13 cents, in the year-earlier period. Revenue fell to $1.33billion from $1.34billion, Dole said. Dole had costs of $103.1 million, or $1.
BUSINESS
February 2, 2000
L.A. Gear, the Los Angeles-based footwear and apparel retailer, has named Diane Reichenberger president. She succeeds David Gatto, who resigned as chief executive but remains on the board. Reichenberger most recently served as senior vice president and general manager of the women's division at Joe Boxer Corp. in San Francisco. * Dole Food Co. has promoted Peter Nolan to the new position of president of Dole North America Operations.
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February 15, 2000 | BARBARA MURPHY
Dole Food Co. in Westlake Village has promoted Peter M. Nolan to the position of president of Dole North America operations. In this newly created position, Nolan will oversee Dole's fresh vegetables, packaged foods, citrus, deciduous, apples and fresh flowers divisions. Nolan joined Dole in October 1992 as senior vice president of sales and marketing for the North American fresh fruit division.
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April 11, 2010 | By Ellen Olivier, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Considering that "Götterdämmerung" ends Richard Wagner's epic "Ring," it was no surprise that conversations after the opera's April 3 premiere revolved around the next step in L.A. Opera's two-season encounter with the four operas: its presentations of the entire "Ring" cycle, which will be performed three times starting May 29. "The city should be very proud," said actor Michael York at "Götterdämmerung's" cast party at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion....
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November 7, 2002 | Melinda Fulmer, Times Staff Writer
Greater demand for packaged produce and higher banana prices in Asia helped Dole Food Co. swing to a third-quarter profit, but shares fell Wednesday as the world's largest fruit and vegetable shipper warned of lower-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter. Dole earned $14.7 million, or 26 cents a share, in the quarter ended Oct. 5, contrasted with a loss of $94.8 million, or $1.70, a year earlier. Sales rose about 4% to $1.25 billion from $1.
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