BOWLING GREEN, Ky (WBKO) Bowling Green's own Fruit of the Loom has a new CEO.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the company named Melissa Burgess- Taylor as it's new chairman. and chief executive on December 1.
The company's past president and CEO,Rick Medlin, died November 27 of natural causes at 68- years- old.
Burgess- Taylor is the Senior Vice President of Brand Management and Sales for companies such as; Fruit of the Loom, Vanity Fair, Lily of France, Vassarette and Curvation brands.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Warren Buffett believes Burgess-Taylor would be a tremendous asset to the company since she understands the importance of the brand.