High Liner Foods names new CEO
By Food in Canada StaffBusiness Operations Seafood Editor pick High Liner Foods Nova Scotia
High Liner Foods appoints Paul Jewer as the company’s president and CEO, effective immediately. He also joins the company’s board of directors.
Jewer has served as the Company’s interim CEO since September 2023. Previously, he was chief financial officer of High Liner Foods from February 2014. He has more than 20 years’ experience in food companies and is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA).
“We believe Paul is the right candidate to lead the company as the organization embarks on its next exciting chapter,” said Robert Pace, board chair. “Over nearly 10 years as CFO, Paul has had a significant impact on the organization and more recently he has demonstrated the strength of his steady leadership as interim CEO. The board and I have full confidence in Paul and the management team as they lead our ambitious growth agenda.”
“I am incredibly honoured by today’s appointment and appreciate the confidence that the board of directors has placed in me,” said Jewer. “We have some exciting work ahead of us and I know that we have the right strategy and people in place to build upon the solid foundation that has been built for nearly 125 years. I look forward to continuing to work with the High Liner team as we deliver on our purpose, ‘Reimaging Seafood to Nourish Life,’ creating value for all of our stakeholders,” he added.
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