Keyport Appoints Mark S. Clark as Director of Sales to Drive the Expansion of its Consumer Packaged Goods

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Clark brings three decades of industry expertise and proven track record of driving sales

Keyport LLC, a pioneer in delivering wild seafood at its greatest, today announced the appointment of Mark S. Clark as Director of Sales. Clark brings three decades of expertise in business development, sales leadership and management in the retail, food and grocery industries to Keyport. Clark’s appointment will support the strategic national expansion of Keyport’s prepared seafood meals, including Wild Choice, its chef-crafted, sustainably sourced, wild-caught frozen seafood entrées.

“We are thrilled to have an industry veteran such as Mark join our team to support the growth and development of our consumer packed goods on a national scale,” said Mark Pedersen, President and CEO, Keyport. “His vast industry relationships and long track record of driving sales and launching new brands will be invaluable to our expansion.”

Clark joins Keyport from Seattle Gourmet Foods, where he was Vice President of Business Development. In this role, he directed sales for ten brands in national grocery and specialty accounts and successfully launched multiple new SKUs with national retailers. Before Seattle Gourmet Foods, Clark held leadership positions at FreshDirect, and The Kroger Co. As Director of Sales, Clark will focus on expanding Keyport’s distribution in national, regional and independent grocery stores. Clark has received numerous industry and employer awards for his outstanding achievements.

“I’m proud to work for a family-owned company that has been bringing the finest, sustainably sourced, wild-caught seafood to consumers for multiple generations,” said Clark. “I look forward to expanding the availability of their seafood offerings across the country.”

About Keyport LLC
Keyport is committed to delivering wild seafood at its greatest. Always wild-caught, using responsible fishing practices, Keyport’s seafood products are available through the finest restaurants and retailers nationwide. Best known for premium King crab, Golden King crab and Snow crab, the family-owned company is built on five generations of innovation, long-standing supplier relationships and an unwavering passion and commitment to quality. Founded in 1997, Keyport is headquartered in Edmonds, Washington. Learn more at or follow Keyport on LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook @keyportLLC.

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