Alumni Spotlight: Dale Morrison
Dale Morrison received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from UND. Dale began his distinguished career at General Foods, where he spent 10 years in sales and marketing positions of increasing responsibility. He then spent 14 years with PepsiCo in general management assignments in the US, Canada and the UK. In 1995,Dale joined the Campbell Soup Company as President of the Pepperidge Farm division, and shortly thereafter,
he assumed responsibility for Campbell's International business.
In 1997, he was promoted to President and CEO, a position he held until 2000. Dale joined McCain Foods Limited in 2004 from Fenway Partners, a New York private equity firm with a consumer branded focus. Dale provided strategic guidance and board-level leadership at Fenway and its portfolio companies. Dale is a board member of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. and Inter¬Continental Hotels Group. He is also the Chairman of the Center for Innovation Board at the University of North Dakota.
Dale co-founded TriPointe Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm based in New York City in 2011. Prior to founding TriPointe Capital Partners, Dale served seven years as the CEO and President of McCain Foods Limited, an international leader in the frozen food industry employing 20,000 people and operating 53 production facilities in 140
countries on six continents.
A privately owned company headquartered in Canada, McCain has annual sales of more than $6.5 billion. The company's products can be found in restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 130 countries around the world. McCain also owns Canada's leading transportation company, the Day & Ross Group.
Dale considers UND a leading academic institution that he continues to support through his volunteer efforts. Dale and his wife Barbara are the parents of two grown children, Andrea and Mark.