Former Wendy's exec joins Chiquita board

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CINCINNATI — Kerrii B. Anderson, former president and chief executive officer of Wendy’s International, Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of Chiquita Brands International, Inc. effective April 1. Ms. Anderson also will become a member of the company’s audit committee.

"We are proud to welcome Kerrii to Chiquita’s board," said Fernando Aguirre, chairman and c.e.o. "Her leadership and extensive skills in executing a strategic business transformation will enhance an already strong group of independent board members whose vision and expertise continue to advance Chiquita’s sustainable growth strategy."

Ms. Anderson was Wendy’s president and c.e.o. from 2006 to September 2008. Earlier, she was the company’s executive vice-president and chief financial officer from 2000-06.

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