American Seafoods Group has named Kevin McMenimen as its new chief financial officer to succeed Brad Bodenman who retired in September after 15 years service.

McMenimen will start in is new role today (1 November), American Seafoods said in a statement. He was most recently CFO of Performance Optics, a global maker of ophthalmic lenses, and his previous career includes positions at US food giant General Mills, egg supplier Michael Foods and private-label supplier Flagstone Foods.

American Seafoods chief executive Mikel Durham, who joined as CEO from Tyson Foods in January, said of the posting: “I am thrilled to have Kevin join our team. In his career, Kevin has distinguished himself as a professional with a proven track record of partnering with operations, sales, and manufacturing to deliver great results.” 

McMenimen added: “I look forward to working with the company’s leadership and its financial partners as we continue to supply healthy and sustainable seafood products to our customers around the world. The company’s solid financial position, its proven leadership and the professionalism and commitment of its employees made the position extremely attractive.”

American Seafoods processes, distributes and markets a range of seafood products sourced from sustainably managed fisheries in US waters off Alaska and the Pacific Northwest to domestic and international customers. Its headquarters is in Seattle, Washington.