Dole Packaged Foods announced it is expanding its U.S. leadership team, appointing Juan Carlos ("JC") Dalto as President & Managing Director, Americas. As part of his appointment, Dalto will oversee North and Latin America. Also added to the leadership team is Örzse Hódi in the role of Vice President of Marketing.
Along with the current leadership team—Michael Walton, Vice President of Retail Sales; and Stuart McAllister, Vice President of Foodservice/Industrial Sales & Marketing—the expanded team will work with the global team to continue the transformation of a 170-year-old company into a purpose-led business.
According to the announcement, the team will focus on "purpose driven, consumer centric, top line growth in the Americas, in conjunction with The Dole Promise."
JC Dalto joined the Dole team in January 2021 as President & Managing Director of Dole Packaged Foods in the Americas, succeeding Brad Bartlett, who retired at the end of 2020.