David Frost, group organisational development director, Total Produce
Paul Creber, September 17, 2018
Frost’s career started in automotive manufacturing after he graduated with an engineering degree
After a period specialising in quality management and continuous improvement he became a chartered engineer and then went on to complete a Masters degree in quality and human resource management.
Frost’s career then gradually evolved into HR, people strategy, organisation development and talent development. He has held executive and board-level roles in international businesses such as Carlsberg and Norbert Dentressangle (now XPO Logistics).
Since early 2017 Frost has been group organisational development director with Total Produce, a global €4.3 billion fresh food business that has just acquired a 45% stake in Dole Food Company; the world’s largest producer of fruit and vegetables. In this role he reports to the group CEO and is responsible for global people strategy, organisation design, succession planning and talent development.