AgriMarine Appoints Senior Advisor

October 21, 2010 13:35

AgriMarine Holdings Inc., a leader in floating closed containment technology and production for sustainable aquaculture, is pleased to announce that Mr. Philip M. Fitzpatrick will be acting as Senior Advisor to the Company, reports with reference to AgriMarine Holdings.

Mr. Fitzpatrick has extensive seafood and food industry experience in executive roles with multinational companies, working with all major trade and industry sectors. As a seasoned industry professional in both aquaculture and marine fisheries, Mr. Fitzpatrick held senior positions with Unilever, Dole Food Company, Bumble Bee Seafood and as Group Managing Director Americas for Marine Harvest, the world's largest aquaculture company. During the past 4 years, he has held the positions of Commercial Director & Senior Advisor to globally renowned Marine Stewardship Council where he advised on the certification of marine seafoods in the Americas.

Mr. Fitzpatrick currently serves on AgriMarine's Strategic Markets Committee, advising the Company in the areas of industry trends, retail and commercial opportunities, as well as the Company's certification and traceability planning. Richard Buchanan, CEO of AgriMarine Holdings commented on Mr. Fitzpatrick's new role: "We are delighted to have Phil take on a formal Advisory role with AgriMarine. His depth of experience in business development and industry affairs, including serving as the Americas Commercial Director of the Marine Stewardship Council, will be invaluable as we seek new opportunities for the Company's sustainable aquaculture systems. Phil has developed tremendous expertise over the years and we anticipate that he will contribute significantly to the future success of the Company".

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