Trident's president, Jerry Dowd, dies suddenly

Jerry Dowd, president of Trident Seafoods Corp., died Monday while on a fly-fishing vacation in Alaska, the company says.

Dowd was 60 years old. Here's a company press release with statements from Trident founder Chuck Bundrant and the company's executive vice president, Joe Bundrant.

A former ConAgra and Tyson Foods executive, Dowd joined Trident in 2004. Seattle-based Trident is one of Alaska's largest seafood processors.