Layoffs and cost-cutting are underway at one of the most recent marquee companies to relocate to Charlotte. Chiquita Brands International announced a restructuring plan last week that will cut 300 jobs in the coming months, including 15 here in Charlotte. . . and that CEO Fernando Aguirre is on his way out.
It was a disappointing surprise for the Charlotte business community, but not for Aguirre.
He was pleased to see banana pudding on the menu for business leaders at a Rotary club lunch yesterday