Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nasdaq  >  Diamond Foods, Inc.    DMND

SummaryQuotesChartsNewsCalendarCompanyFinancials 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsSector newsTweets

Diamond Foods names ex-Hostess chief as CEO

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
05/07/2012 | 10:45pm CET

Diamond Foods Inc (>> Diamond Foods, Inc.) tapped food and beverage industry veteran Brian Driscoll as its new CEO to lead turnaround efforts after an accounting scandal tarnished the company's reputation and claimed the jobs of its top management.

Diamond Foods Inc (>> Diamond Foods, Inc.) tapped food and beverage industry veteran Brian Driscoll as its new CEO to lead turnaround efforts after an accounting scandal tarnished the company's reputation and claimed the jobs of its top management.

Driscoll replaces interim chief Rick Wolford, who will remain on the company's board, said Diamond Foods, maker of Pop Secret popcorn and Kettle chips.

Driscoll was chief executive of Hostess Brands Inc, known for its Twinkies and Wonder Bread, from June 2010 until March. The company filed for bankruptcy in January, after failing to reach an agreement with workers on pension and health benefits.

Driscoll previously held managerial positions at Nestle SA (>> Nestle SA) and Kraft Foods Inc (>> Kraft Foods Inc), after starting his career in 1980 at Procter & Gamble Co (>> The Procter & Gamble Company).

Driscoll, whose appointment is effective Tuesday, will also join Diamond's board.

Diamond removed its CEO and CFO in February after a probe by its audit committee found that the company improperly accounted for payments to walnut growers. (Reporting by Mihir Dalal in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on DIAMOND FOODS, INC.
2016 DIAMOND FOODS : Snyder's-Lance Completes Acquisition of Diamond Foods, Inc.
2016 DIAMOND FOODS : Snyder's-Lance Announces Meeting Date for Shareholder Vote and P..
2016 Diamond Foods Announces Acquisition of a Minority Interest in Metcalfe’..
2015 Kettle Brand® Unearths New Uprooted™ Vegetable Chips
2015 Diamond Foods Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Financial Results
2015DJPinnacle Foods to Buy Boulder Brands
2015 DIAMOND FOODS : SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investiga..
2015 Diamond of California(R) Full Line of Walnuts Now Non-GMO Project Verified
2015 DIAMOND FOODS : Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale O..
2015 DIAMOND FOODS : SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investiga..
More news
News from SeekingAlpha
06/30 The Next Foods Buyout
06/15 FDA pushes back food label rules reset
2016 Congress halfway to passing GMO labeling bill
2016 Citi Buys Costco Cards From AmEx
2016 Snyder's-Lance closes deal for Diamond Foods
Chart DIAMOND FOODS, INC.
Duration : Period :
Diamond Foods, Inc. Technical Analysis Chart | DMND | US2526031057 | 4-Traders
Income Statement Evolution
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
DIAMOND FOODS, INC.-2.57%1 185
EZAKI GLICO CO., LTD.-0.18%3 395
J & J SNACK FOODS CORP7.94%2 699
CHACHA FOOD CO LTD--.--%1 158
TAOKAENOI FOOD & MARKETING PCL--.--%1 035
FUJICCO CO., LTD.1.16%762