Hague said that one positive side effect from the case is the fact that "it has allowed me to spend more time recently with family and friends." He also said he's learned a lot about himself "from my mistake," and gotten healthier physically, acknowledging that the stress of running Centerplate "got to me." Hague's Twitter feed shows him looking relaxed, and trimmer than his days at Centerplate. Froozer, in a statement emailed to CNBC, said, "We are delighted to have someone of Mr.
Hague's caliber lead our organization." "Our decision to engage Des was based on his experience, leadership qualities and prior business successes which speak for themselves," the company said.
Last September, "The past 12 months have been very difficult for me and my family....
Lyons said Hague has "done a great job" at raising money for the foundation. Hague's Twitter feed in recent months shows him enjoying a globe-trotting lifestyle.
Photos that he posted on Twitter show him in Italy, France and the Bahamas, going on winery tours, taking cooking classes, visiting museums and sight-seeing at the Colosseum and Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, and a site of the D-Day landings in Normandy. At the end of 2105, Hague wrote an essay on Linked In entitled "Slaying Dragons — Thrive in 2016," which referred vaguely to his professional and legal woes due to the puppy-kicking scandal, and offered some advice to others who also have had troubles of their own.
Fallen food executive Des Hague has been hired to run a frozen food company, two years after a viral video exposing him abusing a small dog led to his resignation as CEO of top food concessionaire Centerplate. newspaper in Stamford, Conn., In an interview with CNBC on Friday, Hague discussed his remorse over the incident with the dog, which he had kicked repeatedly and whose leash he had harshly yanked.
The 48-year-old Hague, who pleaded guilty in connection to the incident, became an investor and chairman of the board several months ago of his new company Froozer. Colorado-based Froozer sells tubes of frozen fruit and vegetables, an official snack of the U. He also talked about his desire to do good on the heels of that, his charitable endeavors and his enthusiasm about working with Froozer.
My son was actually attacked." After the dog debacle, Hague joined the board of directors of the Stamford Youth Foundation, a charitable group that works with kids in his hometown.
Marc Lyons, founder and president emeritus of the foundation, said he was glad that the group was able to give Hague "a second chance in life." "Everybody is entitled to make a mistake," Lyons said of Hague, who is corporate donations chairman for the group."So my focus is on how to keep moving forward and being positive inspite (sic) of difficult times." "It goes without saying that we have all had our dark moments.We have done and said things we have wished we had not and most likely acted out inappropriately or even very inappropriately," Hague wrote."Clearly, this is something I am very, very sorry about and I can assure the court these incidents will never happen ever again," Hague told the judge.Within days of his sentencing, Hague joined the board of directors of the digital media solutions and signage company PING HD."I take full responsibility for my actions," Hague said in a statement at the time to the Canadian TV network Global News.