Stavis Seafoods secures industry veteran Salvatore Bramante as new operations VP
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.-based company Stavis Seafoods has brought Salvatore Bramante on board as its new vice president of operations.
As vice president of operations, Bramante “will be responsible for optimizing productivity and efficiencies at all Stavis facilities,” the company said. Additionally, he will oversee all in-house production of the company’s “growing value-added line of seafood products across multiple channels, including new product development for its expanding efforts in the retail and national account channels,” according to Stavis.
Bramante comes to the role with more than 30 years of commercial seafood experience, having served in various leadership capacities for a variety of companies including Red’s Best Seafood Shop, Bramante Seafood, Atlantic Coast Seafood, and Captain’s Quarters.
With Red’s, Bramante oversaw management of several departments, including production and operations, as the firm’s operations manager. As the owner of Bramante Seafood, he assumed responsibility for the company’s oversight and operations, including the processing, packaging, and shipment of products, to both domestic and global customers. Meanwhile, at Boston-based wholesaler and retailer Atlantic Coast Seafood and Everett, Massachusetts-based seafood restaurant Captain’s Quarters, Bramante took on the position of owner/operator.
“The addition of Sal to our team is key part of our overall growth strategy,” Stavis Seafoods President David Lancaster said in a press release. “Sal has a long history of operations and organizational leadership that will be invaluable as we develop new products to serve the needs of our growing customer base. His expertise in seafood manufacturing, inventory control and product distribution will help us maintain our high standards of customer service and achieve our production and product development objectives. Sal has the talent, knowledge and experience to help us get to the next level and we expect great things from him in this role.”
Bramante is a fishing industry veteran as well, having worked for Bramante Family Fishing Fleet in the 1980’s, performing “vessel maintenance, loading/unloading of seafood, and overseeing seafood sales,” Stavis Seafoods noted.
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