"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.
"Over a twenty-five-year period of leading global public and private companies, he has established himself as an innovative thinker in the international business world." Froozer also cited the "significant amount of time and energy" Hague devotes to nonprofit charitable work and has helped raise more than $100 million over the past few years.
"This mirrors our corporate philosophy and was an important consideration for bringing Des on board, as opposed to an isolated, out-of-character incidence from the past," Froozer said.
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.
About a week later, Hague, whose web page identifies him as an "internationally renowned executive in the hospitality industry," launched a new investment and consulting company, Aegis.
Aegis since has made investments in The World of Beer, a beer specialist in Florida, as well as in William Caruso & Associates, a Denver-based design and consulting company, and in Froozer."In addition, we firmly believe that everyone deserves a second chance." Hague's appointment as Froozer's top executive came a year after a Canadian judge fined him ,000 and banned him from owning or controlling an animal for three years following his guilty plea to a single count of causing an animal to be in distress.The charge is the equivalent of a misdemeanor in the United States.Hague, who earned at least .7 million annually, originally agreed with Centerplate as a condition of his continued employment to undergo anger management counseling, donate 0,000 personally to an animal charity and do 1,000 hours of community service. Hague's resignation days later came after a petition calling for his firing topped 150,000 signatures.His departure meant that he did not end up making the donation or performing the community service detailed by his agreement with Centerplate.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.