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Trident president passes away

Jerry Dowd, the president of Trident Seafoods, passed away from a sudden heart attack on Monday while on a fishing trip near Bristol Bay. Dowd began working at Trident in 2004 and was appointed president of the company’s domestic operations in 2006. Prior to that he worked at both Tyson’s and ConAgra Poultry. His most recent work focused on expanding Trident’s operations in China.

Trident President Jerry Dowd. Photo courtesy of Trident.

Trident issued a press release expressing their sympathies to Dowd’s family and their appreciation of Dowd’s business skills and leadership. They are not making any other comments. Trident owns processing plants in Wrangell, Petersburg, Ketchikan, St. Paul, Akutan, Kodiak, Naknek, and elsewhere in Alaska.

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