Seafish, the public body that supports the £10 billion UK seafood industry, has appointed a Regional Manager for the Humber and North East England.
Gavin Hatton takes over from Julie Snowden, who is moving into a new role as Regional Manager for London and the South East of England.
Hailing from Grimsby, Mr Hatton has worked within the seafood industry for 14 years since leaving university where he did a degree in Marine Biology.
Latterly he was New Business Commercial Manager at Seachill in Grimsby, and previously has worked for Young’s.
On taking up the role, he said: “I’m looking forward to carrying on the work that Julie has already been doing in Yorkshire and North East England.
“I’m looking forward to meeting people across the wider industry and getting to know them and ensuring that stakeholders benefit from Seafish.”