Gorton's Inc., Gloucester, Mass., said President and CEO Steve Warhover will retire effective April 1st, ending 23 years at the helm of this frozen seafood company. Nineteen-year company veteranJudson Reis , vice president of marketing since 2004, will succeed Warhover as president and CEO.
Warhover joined Gorton's in 1986 after 18 years as a marketer and general manager at General Mills Inc., which was Gorton's parent at the time. Gorton's said Warhover will continue to contribute to Gorton's -- as well as sister companies King & Prince Seafood and FW Bryce -- as a member of each company's board of directors. Gorton's is a division of Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo.