HALIFAX, March 27, 2019 /CNW/ - (TSX: CLR) – Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated ("Clearwater" or the "Company") announced today that Teresa Fortney, Clearwater's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, plans to depart Clearwater to pursue other opportunities closer to her family in Ontario.
Clearwater has initiated a search for a successor Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In the interim, Ms. Fortney will continue to serve as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer to ensure a smooth transition.
Ian Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Clearwater said, "On behalf of the Board of Directors and Clearwater's executive team, I want to thank Teresa for her many contributions to Clearwater over the last three years and her decision to stay on to help us ensure a smooth transition. We wish her all the best in her future endeavours."
Clearwater is one of North America's largest vertically integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clam, coldwater shrimp, langoustine, whelk, crab and groundfish.
Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.
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SOURCE Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated
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