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Seafood business leaders from the Made Great in Grimsby region were recently recognised in the IntraFish 'Seafood Power Top 100 Executives' - influencing the global seafood sector.

March 28, 2024

In Grimsby senior executives of New England Seafood International, Dan Aherne, Young's Seafood, Simon Smith and Hilton Seachill, Matt Lee, were recognised as was for the first time, Simon Dwyer, Seafox Management Consultants. Seafox manages the business affairs of the region's seafood cluster membership organisations and were celebrated by IntraFish declaring 'And when you think of Grimsby, you think of Simon Dwyer'.


In addition, top executives of seafood organisations who invest in Grimsby and the Humber were listed including Nissui and Maruha both based in Japan, Iceland headquartered Samerjhi, Espersens of Denmark and Norwegian owned Pelagia.


The Seafood Power Top 100 are recognised by IntraFish as 'our guide to the most influential executives working in the industry today. How do we define "power"? In the seafood world, it's the ability to move markets with your decisions. Taking risks that make competitors react. Making bold moves that move the

industry forward.'


North East Lincolnshire Council Leader and economic portfolio holder, Cllr Philip Jackson commented "Seafood processing in North East Lincolnshire is significant to our region and it's a fantastic recognition of our business leaders who work tirelessly in enhancing this first class international cluster of businesses and skilled people."


Ruth Carver, CEO, of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership, added "Investment in our region's seafood processing sector especially, through overseas ownership is impressive within this cluster. It creates a platform for further investment and it's no coincidence the region is targeted for investment in automation, innovation, skills, and new technology such as land based farming. Congratulations to all our executives recognised for their contributions to this important regional industry."


Link to Intrafish - Seafood Power 100: Here is our list of the top executives driving the seafood industry |