Former High Liner Vice President of strategic initiatives Mike Kocsis has joined seafood certification and promotion group Global Seafood Alliance.

Kocsis, who served as a vice president at High Liner for six years following roles at Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui) group's Gorton's and King & Prince, joined the Global Seafood Alliance this month, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Global Seafood Alliance, formerly the Global Aquaculture Alliance, announced Thursday its next annual GOAL conference would be held in-person in Seattle in October.