Tom Sunderland, former vice president of marketing at Ocean Beauty, has joined Trident Seafoods as Salmon Category Director in Seattle.

After starting in 2002 as director of marketing, Sunderland became vice president of marketing in June 2010.

Sunderland stepped down from his role at Ocean Beauty a year ago after around 16 years with the Seattle-based processor.

Since then he worked as General Director of 15th and Pearl consulting specializing in marketing and trade marketing of consumer packaged goods products, as well as all forms of seafood.