LUNENBURG, NS, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - High Liner Foods Incorporated (TSX:
HLF) ("High Liner" or "the Company") announced today that Mr. Paul
Jewer will replace Mr. Kelly Nelson as CFO of High Liner Foods. Mr.
Nelson will retire from the Company following its annual general
meeting this May and will work with Mr. Jewer until that time to ensure
a smooth transition.
Mr. Jewer was most recently CFO with Sobeys Inc., a leading Canadian
grocery and food distributor, where he was responsible for all
financial functions of the company, including reporting, planning,
treasury, tax and investor relations. He is a Fellow Chartered
Accountant (FCA) and began his career with Ernst & Young LLP providing
audit, tax, valuation and business advisory services for a variety of
clients in various business sectors. Prior to joining Sobeys Inc. in
2003, he held a number of progressively senior finance positions in the
technology sector. In May 2008, Mr. Jewer was recognized as a recipient
of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ award, which annually honours 40 Canadians
under the age of 40 for vision, leadership, innovation, achievement and
"On behalf of the Board, I would like to extend our thanks to Kelly for
over 30 years of outstanding service to High Liner Foods", said David
Hennigar, Chairman of High Liner's Board of Directors. "The Company
was fortunate to have benefited from Kelly's financial expertise and
dedication, which have contributed greatly to its growth and success.
We want to congratulate Kelly on his outstanding career with High Liner
and wish him all the best in his retirement."
"I am pleased to welcome Paul to the Company and confident that with his
credentials and experience, our shareholders will continue to receive
the same high level of financial management and reporting they have
come to expect from High Liner," remarked Henry Demone, CEO.
For further information about the Company, please visit our website at www.highlinerfoods.com or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About High Liner Foods Incorporated
High Liner Foods is the leading North American processor and marketer of
value-added frozen seafood. Our retail branded products are sold
throughout the United States Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel and Sea Cuisine labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores. We also sell
branded products under the High Liner, Icelandic Seafood, FPI, Viking, Mirabel, Samband of Iceland and American Pride Seafoods labels to restaurants and institutions, and we are the major supplier
of private label value-added frozen seafood products to North American
food retailers and food service distributors.
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SOURCE: High Liner Foods Incorporated
For further information:
Heather Keeler-Hurshman, CA
Director, Investor Relations
High Liner Foods Incorporated
Tel: (902) 421-7100