Sealord Group has appointed experienced food industry leader Steve Yung as the company’s next CEO. Canadian born Yung has most recently been Managing Director of McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand and took up his new role, based in Auckland in August. He was a member of the global Senior Leadership Team at McCain.
Yung brings 30 years of broad multi-channel experience in the food industry to the role; including FMCG, food service, manufacturing and agriculture across Australian, New Zealand and Canadian markets. His leadership expertise includes strategy formulation and implementation, people development and stakeholder relationships, brand building and marketing, M&A and divestment activity.
“Sealord has a proud legacy of delivering quality seafood to people around the world and I look forward to joining the Sealord team with its ever sharpening focus on customers, an innovative approach to sustainability leadership and a proven history of shareholder returns,” Yung said.
Did you know?
Sealord is a global seafood enterprise with more than 50 years of history and a worldwide fishing, processing and marketing network. Around 1350 Sealord employees around the world deliver seafood to people in more than 60 countries. Beyond the New Zealand fishing operations, Sealord’s interests include a Barramundi farm in Queensland, Australia, a seafood processing business in the United Kingdom, and a 50/50 joint venture, Petuna, in Tasmania.