Trident Seafoods' president dies in Alaska

SEATTLE — Trident Seafoods says company president Jerry Dowd suffered a heart attack and died Monday while on a family fly-fishing trip in Alaska. He was 60.

Trident founder and Chairman Chuck Bundrant told employees Dowd’s wife Patti, two children and other family members were with him at Sportsman’s Lodge in Igiugig, in the Bristol Bay area.

Dowd joined Trident in 2004 and previously worked at ConAgra Foods, Tyson Foods and Swift and Company. At the time of his death he was expanding Trident’s China operations.

The Seattle-based Trident is one of the nation’s largest seafood companies with operations in the Northwest and Alaska.

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

 

More

Alaska gets REAL ID extension as it works to implement law

The state of Alaska says it has received another extension to comply with national proof-of-identity standards. Read more

Alaska Senate to split session time in Juneau, Anchorage

JUNEAU — Members of the Alaska Senate do not plan to spend all their time in Juneau when the fourth special session this year convenes... Read more