Joe Bundrant named Trident CEO


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
November 5, 2013

In a message to employees on 4 November, Trident Seafoods Chairman and Founder, Chuck Bundrant, announced that his son, Joe Bundrant, was appointed CEO of the Seattle-based firm.

In edition, Joe Bundrant has appointed an team of senior managers including:

Vic Scheibert, President, Alaska Operations
John Matelich, President, Domestic Value Added Operations
Randy Furtner, Chief Financial Officer
Allen Kimball, Executive Vice President, International Sales
John Garner, Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Joe Plesha, Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer
Larry Dutton, Executive Vice President, Quality
Brant Rigby, Vice President, Human Resources

“I am confident that Joe is prepared to take on the task of leading Trident Seafoods, that he will carry on the great traditions and successes that the company has enjoyed, and that he will help Trident improve and grow for generations to come,” Bundrant said. “Joe has chosen an exceptional group of senior managers to support his vision for Trident.”

“I am honored and humbled to take the helm of this remarkable company, and I am confident that Trident’s success will continue,” said Joe Bundrant. “Just like my father, I am blessed to be surrounded by so many incredibly talented people who have literally built this company from the ground up, and they are the very best at what they do.”

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