Global Chief Marketing Officer, Dole Packaged Foods

Rupen is the global CMO at Dole Packaged Foods, a company that believes everyone should have equal access to nutrition & wellness, delivered in a positive and sustainable way.

He is, also, a member of the board at Female Founders, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of gender equality in entrepreneurship and leadership .

A strong advocate of the responsibility purpose-led business and creativity have towards society, communities as well as profit, he has led multicultural teams that have shaped brand narratives for some of the world’s most famous, consistent and successful brands.

Prior to Dole, Rupen was Edelman’s Vice-Chairman across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. During this time, he also led Edelman’s Women’s leadership network for the region. He began his career with Mullen Lowe, where he spent two decades, leading the Asia-Pacific region for the last six.