Matt Owens joins Tri Marine

Appointed as Director, Environmental Policy and Social Responsibility

Bellevue, Washington, 11 January, 2013

Tri Marine announces that Matt Owens has been appointed to the newly created position of Director, Environmental Policy and Social Responsibility. He will work in Tri Marine’s corporate headquarters located in Bellevue, Washington.

Matt will target sustainability and public policy issues to enhance the long term reliability and integrity of Tri Marine’s supply chain solutions for its customers. Like Tri Marine, Matt has a passion for doing the right thing and for effecting change for good.

Matt comes to Tri Marine from Fish Wise a non-profit organization focused on building sustainable seafood programs for leading US retailers. His prior experience in the NGO community provides Tri Marine a unique perspective as the organization pursues sustainable fishing policies and social good.

Matt graduated Cum Laude with an MBA in Pacific International Affairs from the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California and holds a BA in International Relations from Humboldt State University. We are pleased to have Matt on board and look forward to a prosperous future. He can be reached at or +1-425-688-1288.

Background on Tri Marine

Tri Marine is a privately owned tuna and wetfish supply company with focus on the supply of tuna and tuna products on a global level. The Company has offices in 14 countries and processing activities in plants located strategically around the world, a fleet of tuna purse seiners operate in the Western Pacific under U.S. and Solomon Islands flags. Tri Marine was formed in Singapore in 1972; the company has grown to be one of the largest tuna supply companies in the world.