David Murdock

Ranked by Forbes as the 130th-richest person in the "Forbes 400" list and 376th in the "World's Billionaires" list, with a net worth of US$3 billion as of March 2011, David Murdock currently sits as the chairman of Dole Food Co, the worlds largest producer of fruit and vegetable.

David H. Murdock Completes Acquisition of Dole Food Company, Inc.

Dole Food Company, Inc. (DOLE) today announced that David H. Murdock, Dole’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has completed his acquisition of Dole Food Company, Inc. The $13.50 per share purchase price represents a total valuation of Dole at over $1.6 billion, including net debt, fees and expenses. The going-private merger agreement was approved on October 31, 2013 at a special meeting of the Dole stockholders. Dole announced that its shares of common stock will cease to be traded on The New York Stock Exchange effective at the close of business today.

Source: finance.yahoo.com | Date: 1st November 2013 Read more

David Murdock Wants You to Live Forever

"I think anyone who wants to live past 100 can do it," says billionaire businessman David Murdock. This brash pronouncement is surprising for someone with Murdock's family history; he has lost many loved ones before their time. Murdock's mother died of cancer at age 42, and two of his three children died before they reached 40. His two siblings died in their 60s. And Gabriele, his beloved third wife and the mother of his children, died of ovarian cancer at 43.

Source: www.aarp.org | Date: 1st April 2013 Read more