WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIF. — Michael H. Solomon has been named president of Dole Fresh Vegetables at Dole Food Company, Inc. In this role, Mr. Solomon will be responsible for all the division’s operations across North America and will report to Johan Linden, president and chief executive officer of Dole Food Co.

Previously, Mr. Solomon was president of POM Wonderful from 2013-16 and president and c.e.o. of Ready Pac Foods, Inc. from 2006-2013.

“Michael has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments,” Mr. Linden said. “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.”