Mikel Durham, CEO of American Seafoods, will share her experiences working in the corporate world at the third IntraFish Women in Seafood Leadership Summit in San Diego in January.
Durham joined American Seafoods in January of last year, bringing extensive experience in the foodservice and consumer products sector, with executive roles at PepsiCo, Burger King, Cadbury Schweppes, Yum! brands and other major food groups.
She will lead a lineup of speakers addressing the crucial issue of diversity and the bottom line, exploring how female leadership brings both cultural and financial benefits to business.
Sponsored once again by Trident Seafoods and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, the event will be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina on Jan. 16. Both female and male executives are welcome to be a part of this important evening of lively discussion and networking.
Alongside Durham, speakers so far include Trident Seafood's Senior Director of Global Species, Torunn Knopf Halhjem; Director of Talent Development at Thai Union North America, Jennifer Smigelski; Gorton's Seafood's VP of Operations, Lisa Webb and Arion Bank Senior Account Manager for Seafood, Helga Sigurros Valgeirsdottir.