HALIFAX, Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Clearwater Seafoods is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Holdsworth as Vice President Global Marketing. Based out of Clearwater's Bedford, NS Headquarters, Holdsworth will lead the Company's global marketing team, while working with all facets of the organization to develop and implement Clearwater's global marketing strategies.
Holdsworth is a seasoned marketing executive with over 20 years of consumer packaged goods experience, having held various roles within the Kraft Heinz organization. Most recently, he was based in Ontario as Head of the Condiments & Spreads group, working with a portfolio of market-leading brands, including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Peanut Butter and Renee's Salad Dressings to name a few.
"Don is a valuable addition to the Clearwater organization, bringing a wealth of experience to our Global Markets team," said Greg Morency, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Clearwater Seafoods. "As the Company embarks on its next five-year plan, Don will play an integral role in developing and leading the implementation of Clearwater's marketing strategies and plans."
Don began his marketing career as an Assistant Product Manager with Whitehall-Robins Inc. He is a graduate of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.
Clearwater is one of the world's largest vertically integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, langoustines, crab, whelk and groundfish.
Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation, as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.
SOURCE Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated