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Charles Morrison Waite

Charles Morrison Waite, American food products executive. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Member Zeta Psi.

Background

  • Waite, Charles Morrison was born on October 1, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Norman and Lavinia M. (Fyke) Waite.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1958.

    Career

    • Manager planning and analysis Standard Fruit & Steamship Company, New Orleans, 1958-1962, vice president, executive vice president, 1969-1972, director, 1972-1976. Division manager Standard Fruit Company, La Ceiba, Honduras, 1962-1969. Director Standard Fruit Tropical Charities, Inc., 1970-1976.

      Senior vice president Castle & Cooke, Inc., Honolulu, 1972-1976. Executive vice president Castle & Cooke Foods, San Francisco, 1974-1976. President United Fruit Company, Boston, 1976-1977.

      Senior vice president United Brands Company, 1976-1977. President Genoa Packing Company, 1977-1978, Catelli Foods, Inc., 1979-1990, Howard Foods Inc., Danvers, Massachusetts, since 1990, also board directors. Board directors North Atlantic Inc., Portland, Maine.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Member Zeta Psi. Clubs: Harvard (Boston).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Chowning Wham, August 21, 1954. Children: Susan R., Charles M., John B., David T.
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    Born October 1, 1932
    • 1954
      Yale
    • 1958
      Harvard
    • 1958 - 1962
      Manager, planning and analysis Standard Fruit & Steamship Company
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1962 - 1969
      division manager, Standard Fruit Company
      La Ceiba, Atlantida, Honduras
    • 1970 - 1976
      director, Standard Fruit Tropical Charities
    • 1972 - 1976
      senior, vice president Castle & Cooke
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      executive, vice president Castle & Cooke Foods
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      president, United Fruit Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      senior, vice president United Brands Company
    • 1977 - 1978
      president, Genoa Packing Company
    • 1979 - 1990
      president, Genoa Packing Company
    • 1990
      president, Genoa Packing Company
      Danvers, Massachusetts, United States
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