People moves: William Davies named Sofina Europe CSR manager, Thai Union finds new international marketing director

William Davies.

To keep up to date with movement and job shifts across the seafood industry, SeafoodSource will be compiling a weekly roundup of the latest industry position-shift updates.

- William Davies has been appointed the new group CSR manager for Grimsby, U.K.-based Sofina Europe. Davies previously served as sustainable sourcing and CSR manager for The Big Prawn Co. and as fisheries, aquaculture, and CSR manager for Hilton Seafoods.

- On 7 February, Stronger America Through Seafood (SATS) announced the hiring of a new campaign manager, Drue Banta Winters. Banta Winters was previously policy director for the American Fisheries Society, SATS said in a press release.

- Thai Union’s marine proteins business unit appointed Vikki Babb in January as its new international marketing director, according to Grocery Trader. Babb previously held positions at Coca-Cola, Tesco, and InBev.  

- New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A-based Northern Wind announced the appointment of James “Jamie” Dwyer as new chief commercial officer. In a press release, Northern Wind said Dwyer brings more than 30 years of seafood industry experience and will work with the executive team to develop a go-to-market strategy. He will also lead commercial strategies, customer relations, marketing, market development, and global sales activities for Northern Wind, which was recently acquired by ACON Investments.

Photo courtesy of Sofina Europe


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