US-based restaurant giant Red Lobster is shaking up its top seafood procurement team, with key veteran employees leaving as recently as this week, sources told IntraFish.

Skip Frisz, who served as director of protein procurement at Red Lobster, left the company this week after 25 years with former Red Lobster parent Darden and five years with Red Lobster, sources told IntraFish.

Also departing this week was Jennifer Keith, director of procurement with the company. Keith also held a long tenure with the group, with 19 years at Darden as director of commodities procurement and five years at Red Lobster.