Profand Group announced the appointment of Geoff Cormack as Director of Profand UK. The executive, a seafood industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, was the creator of Morpol UK and, most recently, Milarex UK. Cormack has also held senior commercial and innovation roles at Marine Harvest VAP, now Mowi Consumer Products. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading Profand's UK operations and driving growth in the market.
"I'm delighted to be joining Profand Group at this exciting time", said Geoff Cormack following his appointment. "The company has a strong track record of success and I'm looking forward to collaborating with the team to build on that success in the UK. It's a fantastic opportunity to work with a business that excels in vertical integration across both aquaculture and wild catch while having such a focus on technological innovation within seafood".
Moisés Rodríguez, General Manager of Profand Group, also expressed his satisfaction with the signing. "Geoff is a highly experienced seafood professional with a proven track record of business development. He is the ideal person to lead our UK operations and drive growth in the market", he said.
Cormack, who will be based at Profand's offices in Aberdeen, UK, will start in his new position next week at Barcelona Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global 2023.
Headquartered in Vigo, Galicia, Spain, Profand is a leading seafood group with operations in Europe, the United States, Asia, South America, and Africa. With a team of more than 3,500 employees, the company is vertically integrated, with activities in fishing (24 vessels), aquaculture (7 facilities), processing (14 plants), and sales and distribution of fish, cephalopods, and crustaceans. Profand is committed to sustainability and places special emphasis on innovation.