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August 7, 2014 8:33 AM

Chiquita CEO says Ireland move not fueled by tax bill

Chiquita Brands International’s decision to merge with an Irish fruit company and base its headquarters in Dublin wasn’t fueled by tax savings, CEO Ed Lonergan said Thursday, defending the company against a wave of political opposition to so-called “inversions.”

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