In a year torn by a worldwide financial crisis, Dole Food Co., led by President and Chief Executive Officer David DeLorenzo, weathered the storm and laid the groundwork for strong growth. “Our biggest challenge last year definitely was the financial crisis. Unfortunately, we had some debt coming due that had to be refinanced,” DeLorenzo told SN. “But we succeeded. We got all our debt basically refinanced, and toward the end of the year, we did an IPO and went public ...

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