Sealord Appoints Rui Ventura as General Manager Operations

Saturday 20 February 2016

SEQEL has assisted in the appointment of South African born Rui Ventura as General Manager Operations of Sealord Group.

Rui will oversee Sealord’s 3 onshore factories and 8 vessels which have circa 1000 staff. Rui brings a wealth of fishing knowledge having spent over 20 years in senior management roles within the fishing industry. 

His most recent role was General Manager – Hake for South Africa’s largest fishing company, Oceana Group. In this role Rui held overall responsibility for the management of five freezer factory trawlers; two fresher trawlers and a wetfish factory, with approximately 500 employees under his management.

Rui and his family will be relocating from Cape Town, South Africa to Nelson for the role.