Legit Fish hires high-level seafood veterans to fill new leadership roles as its customer base expands across the supply chain.
July 29, 2021 – Former Alfa Gamma Seafood and Australis executive Philip Walsh has joined Legit Fish, Inc. as Vice President of Retail Sales. In addition, former Fishin’ Company and Fortune International executive Doug Brinsmade has joined the Boston, Massachusetts-based, traceability technology services provider as Vice President of Supply Chain.
In his new role, Walsh will lead the charge to further develop Legit Fish’s growing portfolio of retail customers while Brinsmade will bring his deep experience in seafood distribution to new domestic and international harvesters, processors and aquaculture looking to differentiate themselves from the competition.
“Philip and Doug bring a wealth of knowledge and talent, and we are so pleased that they’ve joined our growing team,” says Legit Fish Executive Vice President Dana Bartholomew. “I look forward to working closely with them to bring our innovative, patented technology and services to our growing base of customers up and down the supply chain who understand the value of traceability and truth in labeling in today’s market.”
Legit Fish is the only seafood traceability solution that verifies against government harvest records. It was awarded its patent for the authentication and verification of a harvest’s origins in 2020 and booked record-breaking sales in 2020. The company provides solutions for fishing companies, dealers, processors, distributors, retailers, and foodservice operators, who are looking to provide consumers with a fully verified source of seafood. It is a member of the NFI, the FMI Seafood Leadership Committee, and a participant in the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability.