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Fruit of the Loom in Bowling Green has a new CEO

Courtesy of Fruit of the Loom Inc.
Courtesy of Fruit of the Loom Inc.(WBKO)
Published: Dec. 1, 2016 at 10:46 PM CST
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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.