Profand Group has announced the promotion of David Lancaster from President to CEO of Stavis Seafoods effective January 1. A 30-year veteran in the seafood industry, Lancaster has served as president of Stavis Seafoods since January 2021, after previously acting as vice president of sales, where the company saw tremendous growth under his leadership.
As CEO, Lancaster will continue to drive growth, increase system efficiencies and execution, expand brand reach, and grow Stavis’ customer base and product development for a changing marketplace. 2022 promises to be an exciting year for Stavis Seafoods, with new and redesigned product development. Increased efficiencies in procedures and expanded physical locations will ensure this growth is handled as smoothly as possible. An e-commerce solution is in development and promises to open Stavis Seafoods to new markets.
“During his time as president, David has proven to be a capable leader navigating uncertain times and capitalizing on new opportunities. David has fostered an environment of positivity and collaboration and has led Stavis to exceed goals directly leading to increased margins and growth with new opportunities. We have seen what kind of leader David is, and the positive impact that his leadership has brought to Stavis Seafoods, congratulations David on another well-deserved promotion,” said Enrique Garcia, CEO, Profand Group.
About Stavis Seafoods
Stavis Seafoods has been a Boston Waterfront landmark and seafood industry pioneer since 1929. Stavis is owned by the Profand Group, which is a multinational fishing and seafood manufacturer with vessels and processing plants around the world. This relationship provides Stavis Seafoods with a direct connection to fishermen harvesting their seafood on the boat, giving the company true vertical integration and a simple, traceable hook-to-plate sourcing solution. A long-time leader in seafood innovation and responsible sourcing, Stavis has the industry expertise to help customers buy and sell with confidence. Stavis offers a line of quality brands, including SeaTru, BOS’N, Prince Edward, Foods From the Sea, Boston Pride and the Profand brand.