EXECS ON THE MOVE
Case-ready retail supplier
Sea Star Seafood Corp., Marlborough, Mass., hiredGeorge Kouri as chief operating officer. Kouri will be responsible for improving global procurement, developing and introducing new products and expanding sales distribution. He formerly was chief executive officer and president of Avon Home Fashions, Inc., Braintree, Mass. Sea Star also hiredSandi Hugheyas sales and marketing administrator.
Sea Star Seafood markets products under its own Beacon Light brand and also supplies customized private label programs.
Refrigerated branded pizza supplierMaMa Rosa’s, LLC, Sidney, Ohio, hiredTerry Fisheras the company’s new vice president of retail. Officials say Fisher has more than 30 years of food industry experience and developed and introduced more than 20 new product lines into national and regional markets during his career. He recently sold his New Mexico Pepperidge Farm distributorship after growing product sales from a zero base.
Execs on the move at Sea Star, Mama Rosa's
July 1, 2009