UK: Ben & Jerry's disillusion with Unilever management could prompt their exit
Ben and Jerry (Cohen and Greenfield, respectively) have issued a statement revealing their disappointment about the recent appointment of Unilever executive Yves Couette as CEO of the successful ice cream business they founded in 1978. "We have not decided whether or not to remain with the company," they said, prompting speculation of a hasty exit for the co-founders who demanded that a share of the company's profits is always given to charity.
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