LUNENBURG, N.S. — The board of directors of High Liner Foods has announced the appointment of Henry Demone as the company’s CEO, effective immediately. He succeeds Keith Decker.
“The board and I are confident the company is pursuing the right strategy to grow our business and create long-term shareholder value,” says Demone. “As CEO, I am looking forward to working more closely with the High Liner Foods leadership team on the execution of this strategy and on pursuing our growth opportunities.”
Demone previously served as CEO from 1992 to 2015, during which time he led the company’s transformation from a regional fishing and processing operation to a global seafood procurer and leading supplier of frozen seafood in North America. During his tenure, he was also responsible for leading the company through significant growth in shareholder value and played a key role in several acquisitions.
Demone will continue to act as chairman of the board of High Liner Foods.
“On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Keith for his contribution to High Liner Foods and wish him all the best with his future endeavors,” says Demone.