Chairman, President & CEO
Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc.
past 25 years David Cole has been active worldwide in the
publishing, communications, software, online services and
consumer products industries. He specializes in corporate
strategy, finance and hyper-growth management.
presently serves as chairman, president and CEO of Maui Land
& Pineapple Company, a land holding and operating company
in Hawai'i. Since 2001, he has served as chairman of the Twin
Farms Collection, an owner and operator of luxury resorts
in Vermont and California. Since 1997, he has served as chairman
of Sunnyside Farms, a retailer and supplier of premium organic
meats and produce serving mid-Atlantic fresh food markets.
Mr. Cole also currently serves as director of Healthnotes,
a publisher of peer-reviewed nutritional and health information
for retailers and consumers; Island Press; Sesame Workshop;
he has held in the past include officer of America Online
and director of the Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife
that reference Mr. Cole in the last five years include the
Washington Post, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin,
Pacific Business News, the New York Times, Town and Country,
Gourmet, Washingtonian and Southern Living Magazine.
earned a bachelor's degree in liberal studies at the
University of Hawai'i in 1975.
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