23 Mar 2011

New CEO of Starkist to visit American Samoa

10:50 am on 23 March 2011

The new chief executive officer and president of the U.S. based StarKist Company, owner of StarKist Samoa cannery in Pago Pago, will be visiting American Samoa next week.

In Soo Cho was appointed early this month to the top post at StarKist Company.

The company's spokesperson, Mary Sestric says Mr Cho will be in Pago Pago next week and will accompanied by Pat Moody, the company's senior vice president of supply chain.

She says Mr Cho is visiting all StarKist facilities over the coming months, as he is eager to meet all StarKist staff and tour operations, including the cannery plant in American Samoa.

While in the territory the two cannery officials will met with governor Togiola Tulafono.