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Rupen Desai (DOLE) | Bringing Sunshine to All

May 5, 2021

The CMO Podcast


Rupen Desai is the Global Chief Marketing Officer for the Dole Sunshine Company. Dole is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing, and marketing a wide variety of fruit and healthy snacks. In this conversation, Rupen shares his career philosophy and his unique way of measuring his career by moments of oxygen. Rupen and Jim also discuss the importance of trust currency and how short-term profits won't matter if your purpose is not aligned with long-term thinking. Support our sponsor Deloitte and experience their guidance on resilience for brands in navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more at