Clearwater names Greg Morency Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

HALIFAX, April 26 /CNW/ - Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership ("Clearwater") is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Greg Morency to the position of Executive Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer. Leading the global sales and marketing organization, Mr. Morency will take responsibility and be the driving force behind the execution of two of Clearwater's core strategies: target profitable and growing markets, channels and customers; and, innovate and position products to deliver superior customer satisfaction and value. Mr. Morency will assume the office on April 26, 2011 and report directly to CEO, Ian Smith.

Mr. Morency, has over 27 years experience within industrial and consumer sectors including senior leadership positions at Tate & Lyle in China and the US and International Paper Company in the US. His most recent position with Tate & Lyle was Vice-President and General Manager, Asia Pacific. Prior to Tate & Lyle, Greg held positions with increasing responsibility with International Paper Company concluding with Director of Marketing, Food Service Division. In his distinguished career, Greg also worked with multi-national companies such as H.J. Heinz Company, Unilever, Coca Cola and Campbell Soup Company.

"Greg's proven track record over 27 years, his diverse range of global experience in both marketing and sales and his experience in the food industry made him the ideal candidate for the position," said Ian Smith, CEO of Clearwater.

"I am looking forward to joining the management team at Clearwater. Clearwater has a world recognized brand and reputation for the very highest quality seafood and a proven record in the innovative use of technology to enhance customer value. I look forward to continuing to bring the value inherent in Clearwater's operations to our customers" said Mr. Morency.

Greg is a graduate of Robert Morris University where he earned a Masters in Business Administration degree. Greg has a B.S./B.A from Duquesne University.

About Clearwater

Clearwater is recognized for its consistent quality, wide diversity and reliable delivery of premium seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, crab and ground fish.

Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people, technology, resource ownership and resource management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market.

SOURCE Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership

For further information: Media contact: Christine Penney, Vice President Sustainability & Public Affairs- Clearwater, cpenney@clearwater.ca,(902) 457-2348, Clearwater website: www.clearwater.ca

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