12 Sep Bristol hires VP of Sales
PORTLAND, Maine – September 12th, 2019 – Bristol Seafood announced today that Mike Lodato joined the company as Vice President of Sales to further develop its growing portfolio of food service and retail accounts. Lodato comes to Bristol from Diversified Communications (owner of the seafood shows in Boston and Brussels, as well as Seafood Source) where he was for 22 years and most recently served as Executive VP responsible for long term, sustainable growth and leading a growing sales organization.
Mr. Lodato noted “Bristol is a socially responsible company focused on producing premium, sustainable seafood. I look forward to helping get it on the plates of more Americans. I have always worked closely with the marine and seafood industry and I look forward to expanding my seafood knowledge, as well as building on the strength of the Bristol brand across the country.”
“Mike has a demonstrated track record of success, and his values align with the work we do at Bristol. I am pleased to have him join our leadership team, and look forward to working with him to share our Uncompromising Maine Standards with our customers.” noted Peter Handy, President and CEO of Bristol Seafood.
About Bristol Seafood
Bristol Seafood is on a mission to make seafood America’s favorite protein. Since its founding in 1992 on the waterfront in Portland, Maine, the company has built a nationwide following for its steadfast adherence to its Uncompromising Maine Standards. Bristol is committed to sustainable business practices and is the first seafood company to earn a Fair Trade certification for seafood harvested in US waters. Its state-of-the-art facility is certified by GFSI for food safety, MSC for sustainability, and Fair Trade for social welfare. Bristol specializes in dry scallops, wild caught Norwegian haddock and cod, and ready to cook seafood for the retail market under the My Fish Dish brand. For further media information, please contact: Iréne Moon VP – Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 207-200-2561.