Tri Marine hires Murphy to head The Tuna Store


Bellevue, Washington-based Tri Marine International has hired industry company veteran Patrick Murphy to manage its foodservice and retail arm, The Tuna Store.

Murphy, who has a long history with Tri Marine through some of his past positions, will be the unit’s managing director responsible for the North American retail, club and foodservice segments of the shelf stable and ultra-low temperature tuna markets.

Tri Marine chief operating officer Joe Hamby said in a release that Murphy’s  “experience working with Tri Marine and his extensive knowledge of the global tuna industry will serve him well in his new role”.

In the industry since 1988, prior to Tri Marine has held management positions at Purcell International, Bumble Bee, Daymon Worldwide and, most recently, Food Import, Tri Marine said.

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