New CEO Joins Bumble Bee Seafoods

Bumble Bee Seafoods welcomes Andrew Choe to the company as Chief Executive Officer.

Seafood industry veteran Andrew Choe has joined Bumble Bee Seafoods as the San Diego-based company’s chief executive officer.

His appointment, effective April 1, was announced by Bumble Bee Board of Directors Chair Jerry Chou. In his statement, Chou said that Choe “has priceless knowledge and expertise in our complex industry and is a people-focused leader with a history of helping talented teams succeed.”

For eight years, Choe was CEO of StarKist Co., highly engaged in all aspects of the business, including supply chain management, manufacturing, customer and broker relations, innovation and brand building.

Most recently Choe served as CEO for SENSEE World, a company that provides products to help the visually impaired.

Choe holds degrees in psychology and economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA with concentrations in finance and operations management from Yale. He currently resides in Pittsburgh, but is expected to relocate to San Diego to join Bumble Bee.

The 125-year-old Bumble Bee fishing company’s full line of seafood and specialty protein products are marketed in the U.S., Canada and over 50 markets globally under leading brands including Bumble Bee, Anova, Brunswick, Clover Leal, Snow’s and Beach Cliff.