THAI UNION APPOINTS NEW SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR
Thai Union Appoints New Sustainability Director – Thai Union North America (TUNA), announced the appointment of Blake Stok to the role of Director, Sustainability – North America.
Stok will take over the reins of the North American Sustainability role working with TUNA operating companies, Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods and Chicken of the Sea International. In addition, he will be a member of Thai Union’s Global Sustainability Team, working with the teams in Europe and Bangkok in the execution of Thai Union’s acclaimed sustainability strategy, SeaChange®. Stok will report to Dan Goldstone, SVP HR, and Corporate Affairs, TUNA, and to Adam Brennan, Global Group Director, Sustainability, Thai Union.
“Blake boasts an impressive background in sustainability management, hands-on experience leading NGOs, and an outstanding aptitude for developing and managing partnerships with key customers.” said, Adam Brennan, Global Group Director, Sustainability, Thai Union. ”We believe Blake has the talent and experience to help us continue the legacy of the great sustainability work for which we are known.”
Stok resides in Santa Barbara with his family where he is active in local volunteer work as an advisor to organizations working to create healthy, equitable, and low carbon communities. He’s also a leader in regional efforts to build a more resilient, economically diverse, and sustainable seafood industry through strategic cross-sector partnerships.
Stok received his BA in in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Masters of Science in Sustainability Management from American University, Kogod School of Management.
About Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods
COSFF is a fully owned subsidiary of the Thai Union Group. It operates seafood brands including Chicken of the Sea, Xcellent, Asian Gold, Orion, and VanCamps, sold at retailers, clubs, wholesalers, broadline foodservice operators, and national restaurants chains.
Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., sources responsibly and enforces a strict code of conduct with suppliers throughout the world. Established in 2006 in partnership with Thai Union, the newly formed company went from zero to more than a billion dollars in sales within 15 years. COSFF is the #1 importer of shrimp and crab meat in North America and is also a market leader in multiple other seafood product categories.
For information on Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, please visit b2b.chickenofthesea.com.