Associated Seafoods appoints new Finance Director

Associated Seafoods Ltd (ASL) in Buckie has appointed David John Hepburn as its new Finance Director in a move that will further bolster its senior management team.

David John joins ASL from Young’s Seafood in Fraserburgh where he was Financial Manager. A qualified chartered accountant, David brings considerable experience to ASL, which is one of Scotland’s leading suppliers of premium Scottish shellfish and smoked salmon.

David John, who comes from a family with a strong fishing background, said: “I am delighted to be joining ASL at this exciting time in the development of the company as we seek to expand and develop new markets for quality Scottish seafood.”

Victor West, managing director of ASL (Buckie), said: “I have worked closely with David John in previous roles and it is great news that he is now part of the ASL team. He brings a huge amount of financial knowledge and expertise to the company and will play a key role in our ongoing development strategy.”
The companies under the ASL (Buckie) umbrella are Moray Seafoods, Lossie Seafoods and GlenIsla Shellfish.