Oceana Group CEO receives international fishing industry recognition
Aug 2nd, 08:05
The Oceana Group Limited is proud to announce that CEO Francois Kuttel has received the prestigious Fishing News International’s “2013 Person of the Year Award” in London.
The award is a distinction given to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the international fishing industry.
Kuttel has extensive experience in both the international and national fishing industry, which includes running family businesses in Alaska, Namibia and South Africa. Prior to taking over the helm at Oceana, Kuttel was the CEO of Irvin & Johnson until 2009 and was the driving force behind the establishment of the Responsible Fishing Alliance.
He is the second recipient of the award. Last year’s recipient was Irishman Sean O’Donoghue, CEO of the Killybegs Fishermens Organisation, and President of the European Association of Producer Organisations.
Oceana employs more than 3 000 people in both South Africa and Nambia, where it is listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange, and has operations in St Helena Bay, Lambert’s Bay, Hout Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Walvis Bay. Click here for more information on Lucky Star, an Oceana Group Company
Lucky Star was voted as a favourite brand in the Grand Prix Category for Tinned Food in the recent 2013 Sunday Times Top Brands Survey. Lucky Star is the market leader in most canned fish sectors.
To promote its nationwide Mega Consumer Competition, Lucky Star has launched a television commercial to show consumers how they can win one of several cash prizes up for grabs.
Lucky Star is serving up more smiles as the second R100 000 winner and the second R15 000 winner have been revealed in the Lucky Star Mega Consumer Competition. The winners hail from Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal and Peddie, in the Eastern Cape, respectively.
Lucky Star congratulates Emily Mazibulko who is the first R100 000 winner in its nationwide Mega Consumer Competition.
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