NEW BEDFORD, MASS. — Northern Pelagic Group, LLC (NORPEL) recently promoted Michael Tierney to chief commercial officer. In his new role, Tierney will lead NORPEL’s commercial activities, directing its business development, sales, procurement, supply chain, innovation and more.

Tierney originally joined NORPEL in 2017. He most recently served as the company’s senior vice president of business development, in which he played a key role in driving the company’s growth. During the past five years, Tierney helped diversify NORPEL’s product base and established partnerships with several pet food processors.

“Michael is a proven leader with a deep understanding of our industry and our customers,” said Brady Schofield, chief executive officer at NORPEL. “His expertise and strategic vision have been critical to our success, and we are thrilled to have him join the executive team and lead our commercial efforts.”

As chief commercial officer, Tierney will help expand NORPEL’s reach by focusing on product development, partnerships and customer service.

“I am excited and honored to take on this new role and to lead our commercial efforts as we continue to grow and innovate,” Tierney said. “I look forward to working with our talented team to build on our successes and deliver even greater value to our customers.”

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