Northern Wind Welcomes Andrea Zurkan As Senior Director of Foodservice Sales, Adding Two Decades of Proven Expertise To Leadership Team

New Bedford, Massachusetts – March 00, 2024 – Northern Wind, a pioneering force in direct off-loading, processing, and distribution of premium fresh and frozen seafood products, proudly announces the appointment of Andrea Zurkan as the Senior Director of Foodservice Sales. With a remarkable track record of more than 20 years in foodservice sales and sales management she brings a wealth of industry knowledge and strategic insight to her new position at Northern Wind.

In her role as Senior Director of Foodservice Sales, Zurkan will collaborate closely with Northern Wind’s executive team to spearhead the development, management, and execution of a comprehensive national foodservice sales strategy aligned with the company’s overarching goals. Known for her successful design and implementation of private label and branded seafood programs, Zurkan has previously led sales teams to achieve remarkable channel growth.

“We eagerly anticipate the contributions Andrea will make to Northern Wind with her unparalleled expertise. Her extensive background in foodservice seafood sales, coupled with her leadership acumen, adds a dynamic dimension to our management team,” remarked Ken Melanson, Founder & Chairman of Northern Wind.

For over three decades, Northern Wind has solidified its standing as a trusted provider of the freshest, all-natural scallops, harvested from the pristine waters of the North Atlantic. As a proud member of the American Scallop Association, Northern Wind remains committed to delivering responsibly harvested seafood products through sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

Expressing her enthusiasm about joining Northern Wind, Zurkan stated, “I’m thrilled to be part of Northern Wind’s legacy. The company’s sterling reputation precedes it, and I am confident that this new opportunity will amplify my ability to lead a professional sales team and drive substantial growth for Northern Wind in the foodservice channel.”

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 us at 508.910.7944 or send us an email at