Seattle Fish appoints new director of operations; Benjamin Weis named sustainability manager at Regal Springs

Chris Franklin, the new director of operations at Seattle Fish

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

- Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.-based fish supplier Seattle Fish Co. & Gourmet Provisions appointed Chris Franklin to serve as the director of operations.

“I was drawn to Seattle Fish Co. because it offers the perfect blend of an established, legacy company with the atmosphere of a creative, scrappy startup that continues to look for avenues of growth. I was a customer years ago and have always respected Seattle Fish’s commitment to customers and quality. I am confident in my ability to create organized and more-efficient working methods for our team, making it easier for everyone to do their jobs,” Franklin said in a press release.

- Amersoort, Gelderland, Netherlands-based aquafeed company, Nutreco appointed Erik Tveteraas as director of venturing and head of NuFrontiers. According to his LinkedIn profile, Tveteraas held the position of investment director with the company for three and a half years before his promotion. 

- Bergen, Norway-based salmon-farming company Grieg Seafood has appointed Grant Cumming as its new chief operating officer for the North American farming operations. Cumming held the position of regional director of Grieg Seafood Shetland between 2016 and 2021.

- Benjamin Weis has left his aquaculture manager position at Tesco and been appointed as new group sustainability manager for Zurich, Germany-based tilapia- farming company Regal Springs. 

I'm excited to announce that today concludes the first week in my new role as group sustainability manager for Regal Springs. I am looking forward to contribute to this great company,” Weis wrote on LinkedIn.

Photo courtesy of Seattle Fish Company 


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