LUNENBURG, NS, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - High Liner Foods Incorporated (TSX: HLF) ("the Company"), the leading North American value-added frozen seafood
company, announced today the addition of Shelly Jamieson to the
Company's Board of Directors.
Ms. Jamieson brings extensive management experience, both industry and
government, to High Liner's Board, including four years as Ontario's
Secretary of Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of
the Executive Council, and two years as Ontario's Deputy Minister of
Transportation. Prior to working for the Province of Ontario, Ms.
Jamieson served as President of Extendicare (Canada) Inc. (TSX: EXE)
and as Executive Director of the Ontario Nursing Home Association.
"We are very pleased to have Shelly join our Board," said David
Hennigar, Chairman of the Board. "Her solid experience in both the
public and private sectors makes her a valuable addition to High
Liner. We look forward to and welcome her contribution to High Liner's
continued success as the industry leader in value-added frozen seafood
in North America."
Ms. Jamieson is currently Chief Executive Officer at the Canadian
Partnership Against Cancer, an independent organization funded by the
federal government to accelerate action on cancer control for all
Canadians, and also serves on the National Advisory Board of Big
Brothers, Big Sisters of Canada. She has a degree in Urban Studies
from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Executive
Management Program at the Ivey School of Business, University of
About High Liner Foods Incorporated
High Liner Foods Incorporated is the leading North American processor
and marketer of prepared, value-added frozen seafood. High Liner's
branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and
Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and Royal Sea labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores. The Company
also sells its products under the High Liner, FPI, Mirabel, Viking, Icelandic Seafood, Samband of Iceland, Seastar, and Seaside brands to restaurants and institutions, and is the major supplier of
private label seafood products to North American food retailers and
food service distributors. High Liner Foods is a publicly traded
Canadian company, trading under the symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock
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