EASTERN FISHERIES PROMOTES VETERAN EVP TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
New Executive Leadership Changes Announced.
Eastern Fisheries Inc. has appointed Joe Furtado, formerly Executive Vice President, to the role of Chief Executive Officer.
The company further announced additional executive leadership changes. Joseph Marshall has assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Michael Anthony has assumed the role of Vice President of Global Operations, Donald Munroe has assumed the role of Vice President of Supply Chain Management, and Shawn Harding has assumed the role of Vice President of Sales.
A 30+ year veteran of the seafood industry, Mr. Furtado has been instrumental in Eastern’s growth. He joined Eastern Fisheries in 1997 as the company’s Executive Vice President. In his new role Furtado will lead Eastern Fisheries’ executive team, overseeing Eastern’s overall business strategy, resource management and investment allocations.
“Joe has a lifetime of experience in the seafood industry, and specifically with Eastern Fisheries. He has guided our company through significant growth and expansion and under his leadership, we increased our vertically integrated business to significantly larger markets and product offerings,” said Ronald Enoksen, President Eastern Fisheries. “Joe possesses the knowledge, insight and vision to mobilize our leadership team into our next growth phase.”
As Executive Vice President, Joseph Marshall, most recently Vice President of Sales for Eastern Fisheries, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of daily operations both domestic and abroad.
In his role as Vice President of Global Operations, Mr. Anthony, most recently Director of Domestic Operations, will oversee all global operations, to ensure the development and implementation of efficient, cost-effective processes that are aligned with Eastern’s strategic goals.
In his role as Vice President of Sales, Shawn Harding, most recently International Sales Manager, will guide the overall sales strategy, establishing objectives and overseeing the implementation of national and international sales plans to ensure sales targets are met.
As Vice President of Supply Chain Management, Donald Munroe, most recently Supply Chain Director, is responsible for overseeing the product flow from procurement strategies to delivery of finished products. Don is tasked with optimizing opportunities to increase safety, efficiency, and productivity within the supply chain.
“Through these leadership changes Eastern Fisheries will continue to build upon our commitment to increase efficiencies, in all aspects of our organization. These shifts will allow us to apply greater focus on the internal systems needed to meet future market demand and build long term strategies for business growth,” said Furtado.