SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is growing its commercial team with the new hire of Fred Buehler as Vice President of Mass, Club and Drug Channels. Buehler will be responsible for leading the Bumble Bee sales team working with mass, club and drug customers, including providing leadership strategy and tactical execution solutions.
Buehler joins Bumble Bee with more than 30 years of sales leadership experience across premier CPG organizations, including Pepsi-Cola, Kellogg’s, Starbucks, Nestlé and most recently as the Vice President of Sales for Amscan, the wholesale division of Party City. Known as a leader with a passion for fostering both individual and company growth through positive culture, Buehler will use his expertise to foster excellence in sales performance and execution for Bumble Bee.
“Fred is known as an entrepreneurial sales leader and for his positive and high-performing growth strategies,” said Connie Shepherd, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Commercialization, The Bumble Bee Seafood Company. “He will no doubt bring new energy and a wealth of experience across CPG verticals as we continue to drive growth for the Bumble Bee family of brands.”
Buehler will report to Shepherd. Buehler graduated from Michigan State University. He now resides in the Denver area and enjoys spending time with his wife, three adult children, and two dogs.
ABOUT THE BUMBLE BEE SEAFOOD COMPANY
The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. The iconic 120-year-old fishing company consistently aims to deliver delicious, healthy and affordable food to consumers while working hard to find new ways to protect the ocean and those that rely on it. Bumble Bee is firmly anchored in a commitment to connect the world to the ocean by re-defining sourcing, producing and enjoying products from and inspired by the ocean.
Bumble Bee’s full line of seafood and specialty protein products are marketed in the U.S., Canada and over 50 markets globally under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Anova®, Brunswick®, Clover Leaf®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®. For more information about the company, visit TheBumbleBeeCompany.com. For product information, visit www.BumbleBee.com.