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Thai Union North America Announces Operational Changes



Thai Union Group PCL (Thai Union) business and Thai Union North America (TUNA) announced it has appointed Bryan Rosenberg to the role of President and CEO of Thai Union North America, responsible for its two key North America operating companies, Chicken of the Sea International (COSI) and Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods (COSFF), in response to the resignation of COSI President & CEO, Valentin Ramirez, effective June 5.

Chicken of the Sea was the first international acquisition made by Thai Union and the TUNA business has been a strong foundation and cornerstone of the Group since that acquisition. COSI and COSFF share a great number of synergies with shared business objectives and have been very successful in collaborating across companies. This appointment will allow for further synergies across TUNA to unlock even greater potential of both businesses.

Thiraphong Chansiri, President & CEO of Thai Union Group, PLC, stated “Our business in North America continues to provide the greatest portion of revenue for Thai Union, globally. This fact is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff across all our businesses. By appointing Bryan Rosenberg to the President and CEO of TUNA responsible for both COSI and COSFF businesses, we believe we can continue to drive revenues and innovation to firmly take us into the next decade of TUNA’s evolution. Bryan has a proven track record of accomplishments in building and leading COSFF. We believe he will bring those tremendous successes into his new expanded role”.

Thiraphong Chansiri, continued, “We want to thank Valentin for his work to reinvigorate the COSI business for our organization and we wish him all the very best in the future”.

The TUNA organizational structure will see additional changes to the senior management team to better facilitate the reporting and management structure. The changes will be effective as of June 5, 2020 and the new organization will continue to maintain its primary headquarters in El Segundo, California.


Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader, bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for more than 40 years.

Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 133.3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) and a global workforce of over 47,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products.

The company’s global brand portfolio includes market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch and Thai-leading brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, Bellotta and Marvo.

As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behavior, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union introduced its SeaChange® sustainability strategy. Find out more at Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2019 by being ranked number one in the world in the Food Products Industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, achieving a 100th percentile ranking for total sustainability score. Thai Union has now been named to the DJSI for six consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.

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