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.
Stavis Seafoods, a multinational fishing company and seafood manufacturer, today announced the promotion of David Lancaster to President of Stavis Seafoods and will lead the company’s executive leadership team. Lancaster, who previously served as Vice President of Sales at Stavis Seafoods, has more than 30 years of experience in sales, management and the seafood industry. In this new role, Lancaster will be responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the company. He will also be charged with executing the company’s growth strategy by driving sales, increasing operational and purchasing efficiencies and execution, expanding our brand across multiple channels and growing our retail and national account customer base and product capabilities.
New England-based seafood manufacturer has the inventory and worldwide reach to meet the expected demand.
March 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing how people are getting their food. In order to limit exposure to the virus, consumers are eating more meals at home. Because of this increase in home-meal preparation, retailers and home delivery companies are going to see a spike in sales in the coming weeks. Consumers worldwide are grabbing everything they can off the shelves, including fresh and frozen seafood.
This partnership provides Stavis with more resources to position the company for growth.
January 17, 2018
Stavis Seafoods, a Boston-based, international importer and first receiver of fresh and frozen seafood, entered into a strategic partnership with IMV, a multinational fishing company based in The Netherlands.
R.W. Zant specializes in all aspects of protein and dairy wholesale distribution to foodservice and retail distributors throughout the Western United States.
July 24, 2017
Stavis Seafoods, Boston, Mass., entered a primary distribution partnership with R.W. Zant Co., Los Angeles, beginning Aug. 1, to include the warehousing and delivery of Stavis Seafoods’ products to R.W. Zant customers.
Stavis Peabody will now serve as the company’s main facility for frozen items.
February 28, 2017
Boston-based Stavis Seafoods is opening an additional 40,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Peabody, Mass., effective March 6, to serve as the primary home for the company’s broad line of frozen seafood products.
This agreement will enhance Stavis’ supply chain options and significantly increase G&C’s seafood product line.
August 3, 2016
Stavis Seafoods, a Boston-based international importer and first receiver of fresh and frozen seafood, entered a select partnership with G&C Food Distributors, a foodservice re-distributor based in Syracuse, N.Y.
The facility will utilize the latest in construction technologies and is said to be the most technologically advanced, energy efficient and environmentally friendly seafood processing facility in Massachusetts.
August 2, 2016
Stavis Seafoods will become an anchor tenant of a new seafood facility planned on the Boston Waterfront, located on Parcel 5 of the Massport Marine Terminal.