Cooke Aqua PR flack leaving firm

 

On Dec 12, Cooke Aquaculture announced that Nell Halse, the company’s long-time VP of Communications, will be retiring at the end of the year. Halse joined the company in 2004 and has been the spokesperson for Cooke Aquaculture and their various seafood divisions.

According to Cooke Aquaculture CEO Glenn Cooke, Halse played an important role in communicating all of the company’s growth and success, including their Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP).

During her tenure at industrial salmon farmer Cooke, Halse was known for tirelessly putting a cheery spin on the many disastrous disease outbreaks, salmon escapes, federal charges for Cooke executives, among other news.  

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