Northern Wind Hires Industry Veteran James “Jamie” Dwyer as Chief Commercial Officer
New Bedford, Massachusetts – January 0, 2023 – Northern Wind, an industry leader as a direct off-loader, processor, and distributor of fresh and frozen Scallops and North Atlantic Lobster announced the appointment of Jamie Dwyer as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Dwyer comes to Northern Wind after spending the past 4 years as Vice President National Accounts at Chicken at The Sea Frozen Foods and will report directly to Ken Melanson, Founder & Chairman of Northern Wind.
As CCO, Dwyer will work closely with the Northern Wind’s executive team to develop and execute the company’s go-to-market strategy and will be judicious in helping the team meet and exceed top-line and bottom-line growth targets. Dwyer will also lead commercial strategies, customer relations, marketing, market development and global sales activities for Northern Wind’s array of sustainable and traceable seafood products.
“We look forward to working with Jamie and the synergies he brings to Northern Wind. His industry experience, product knowledge, and contacts on both the supply and sales side add a new dimension to Northern Wind’s already rich base,” said Ken Melanson, Founder & Chairman of Northern Wind. “We are in an expansion mode, and this is an integral piece of the puzzle,” stated Melanson.
For over 30 years, Northern Wind has earned its reputation for providing its customers with only the freshest all natural scallops, wild caught, and fleet harvested from the icy pure waters of the North Atlantic. Northern Wind is a member of the American Scallop Association and provides its customers with the freshest seafood products that have been responsibly harvested using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
“I’m delighted to join Northern Wind as Chief Commercial Officer at such an exciting time in their company’s history and growth. I believe we have a tremendous opportunity to accelerate our sales abilities, marketing, and customer service efforts to further expand and reinforce the true value Northern Wind brings to the marketplace and to its customers,” stated Dwyer.
You can meet the entire Northern Wind management team at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, MA between March 12-14 at booth #1405.
About Northern Wind®
Founded in 1987, and headquartered on the historic New Bedford, Massachusetts waterfront, Northern Wind is a subsidiary company of Atlantic Sustainable Catch. Northern Wind is a leading direct off-loader, processor and distributor of fresh and frozen scallops. They offer foodservice and retail accounts an array of frozen MSC Certified North Atlantic Lobster products and Ahi Tuna. Northern Wind is a member of the American Scallop Association and provides its customers with the freshest seafood products that have been responsibly harvested using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. Northern Wind’s state-of-the-art facility is MSC Certified and also certified by the U.S. Department of Commerce Seafood Inspection Program for packing of USDC Grade A Fresh and Frozen Scallops. Northern Wind’s scallop brands include Five Star Premium, Captain’s Call, Mariner’s Choice, Sea Spray, and its retail brand Bon Cuisine. Their scallop brands, North Atlantic Lobster products and Ahi Tuna are positioned for international markets where offering seafood from sustainable fisheries is the foremost objective for retail supermarkets, club stores, national restaurant/hotel chains, ecommerce, and wholesalers seeking to provide their consumers with a memorable seafood experience. For more information regarding Northern Wind and its scallop brands and North Atlantic Lobster products contact George Kouri at 508.910.7935 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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