High Liner Foods Incorporated

High Liner Foods Incorporated

March 08, 2005 14:33 ET

High Liner Foods Announces U.S. Management Change


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FOR: HIGH LINER FOODS INCORPORATED

TSX SYMBOL: HLF

MARCH 8, 2005 - 14:33 ET

High Liner Foods Announces U.S. Management Change

LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCNMatthews - March 8, 2005) - High Liner Foods
Incorporated (TSX:HLF) today announced that R.C. Seban has left his
position as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company's U.S.
subsidiary, High Liner Foods (USA) Incorporated. Henry Demone, President
and Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods Incorporated, will act
as President and Chief Operating Officer of High Liner Foods (USA),
until a replacement is appointed.

Mr. Demone said, "We have a team of great people in the U.S. and a clear
strategy to deliver growth for our business. I am looking forward to
working with them through this leadership transition. I would like to
thank Rich for his contribution to High Liner Foods and wish him well in
his future endeavors."

About High Liner Foods Incorporated

High Liner Foods Incorporated is one of North America's largest
processors and marketers of prepared, value-added frozen seafood and
pasta. High Liner's branded products are sold throughout the United
States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner®, Fisher Boy®, Gina
Italian Village®, Italian Village® and Floresta® labels and
available in most grocery and club stores. The Company is also a major
supplier of private label seafood products to North American food
retailers and a food service supplier to restaurants and institutions. A
publicly traded Canadian company, High Liner's stock trades under the
symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

For further information about the Company, please visit our Internet
site at www.highlinerfoods.com or send an e-mail to
investor@highlinerfoods.com.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    High Liner Foods Incorporated
    Claire Milton
    Corporate Counsel, Secretary & Treasurer
    (902) 634-8811
    investor@highlinerfoods.com
    or
    The Equicom Group Inc.
    Lawrence Chamberlain
    Investor Relations
    (416) 815-0700 ext. 257
    lchamber@equicomgroup.com