Chicken of the Sea beefs up sales team

August 28, 2013, 8:37 am

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, owned by Thai Union Frozen Products, has hired four new sales executives.

The shrimp and seafood distributor — a sister company of tuna distributor Chicken of the Sea International — has appointed Michael Richards as vice president of retail.

Richards has 20 years of experience and joins from Conagra Foods, where he was sales director.

He will be focusing on the strategic growth of the company’s retail division, the company said.

The company also named Max Christenson northeast area sales manager for foodservice; Lindsay Moran as the western area account executive for foodservice; and Chuck Shiflet southeast area account executive for foodservice.

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