CHARLOTTE, NC. – Timothy Escamilla has been promoted to president of Dole Fresh Vegetables at Dole Food Co. As division president, Mr. Escamilla will develop and implement a strategic plan for sustainable growth and create a shared vision and culture for continued financial success. 

Most recently, Mr. Escamilla was senior vice president of Dole Fresh Vegetables, a role he has held since July 2018. Before that, he spent nearly three years at Tanimura & Antle as chief operations officer and vice president of operation and previously was senior vice president of agricultural operations for Dole Fresh Vegetables and vice president of operations for Dole Berry Co. Earlier in his career, Mr. Escamilla spent more than six years at Ready Pac Foods, Inc. as executive vice president of operations and vice president of procurement and supply chain.

Mr. Escamilla will succeed Michael Solomon, who will be departing Dole after nearly three years with the company.

“I would like to thank Michael for his leadership in directing our team and their outstanding performance across Dole Fresh Vegetables,” said Johan Linden, president and chief executive officer of Dole Food Co. “And I am very excited to have Timothy now transition in and deliver continuity for the division and our partner customers.”