About Our Corporate Structure High Liner Foods employs approximately 1315 people in Canada, the United States, China, Iceland and Thailand. Our corporate headquarters are in Nova Scotia. Our registered Head Office is in Lunenburg, NS where our Corporate Shared Services primarily reside. We also have a Corporate Head Office in Halifax, NS. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HLF. In Canada, High Liner Foods Sales and Marketing is based in Concord, Ontario and focuses on serving the Canadian retail and foodservice markets. It is the home of High Liner, Canada's leading frozen processed seafood brand. Our processing plant in Lunenburg, NS completes the Canadian operations. In the United States, High Liner Foods is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and oversees the sales and marketing as well as production and distribution for all retail, club and foodservice markets in the USA. High Liner Foods is the largest prepared seafood processing operation in North America, producing a wide range of products, from breaded and battered items to seafood entrees in its Lunenburg, NS, Newport News, VA, and Portsmouth, NH manufacturing facilities. Although our roots are in the Atlantic Canadian fishery, we obtain our seafood, raw material and some finished goods for the operation from supply channels around the world, including Europe, East Asia, South America and Alaska. Finished product in North America is held in our modern cold storage facilities, located in Lunenburg, NS, Peabody, MA, Portsmouth, NH, Newport News, VA and at third-party cold storage centers, and is distributed throughout North America. From our corporate headquarters in Nova Scotia, we have transformed our long and proud heritage into worldwide seafood expertise. We deliver on the expectations of consumers by selling seafood products that respond to their demands for sustainable, tasty, and nutritious seafood at good value. Governance High Liner Foods is committed to good corporate governance. We understand that our success is built on your trust. That’s why our Board of Directors undertakes an annual review of our governance structures and practices in reference to all regulatory requirements and good practices. The Board has continuously improved governance practices throughout the High Liner Foods’ organization. The Statement of Corporate Governance's Practices in the Company’s most recent Management Information Circular provides a complete description of High Liner Foods’ approach to corporate governance. We have included on this page the policies and documents that help us to maintain a culture imbued with our core value of integrity. Governance Policies Code of Conduct (English) Code of Conduct (French) Corporate Disclosure , Confidentiality & Employee Trading Policy High Liner Foods Supplier Code of Conduct Accessibility at High Liner Foods High Liner Foods is committed to providing an accessible environment where all individuals have equal access to High Liner's goods and services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. High Liner is committed to providing equitable treatment with respect to employment and services to employees and customers, providing accommodation where required. We will identify, remove and prevent barriers for persons with disabilities and meet the needs of persons with a disability in a timely manner. Please see our: Accessibility Policy: HLF AODA Accessibility Policy 657 Accessible Customer Service Policy: Accessible Customer Service Policy Multi-Year Accessibility: HLF AODA Multi-Year Accessibility Plan - Policy 658 Board and Its Committees Board Charter Audit Committee Charter Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee Charter Director and Executive Positions Director Position Description Director Selection Criteria Chief Executive Officer Position Description Chairman of the Board Position Description Vice Chairman & Lead Director Chair of a Committee of the Board Position Description Board of Directors A. Bell Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee Toronto, ON Director since 2014 Corporate Partner of the Canadian law firm Bennett Jones LLP. Previous board member of Assisted Living Concepts Inc. D. H. L. Buntain Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee Brackley, PE Director since 2006 President of Winterborne Management Limited, a Cayman Island management company and a director of other public and private companies. J.G. Covelluzzi Audit Committee Orchid, FL Director since 2011 President of Crystal Cold Storage and Warehousing Inc., and Pier 17 Realty Trust Inc. both in Massachusetts. Principal in Maplewood Ventures LLC and an investor in several private companies. Former CEO of Viking Seafoods Inc. until its sale to High Liner Foods in December 2010. K. A. Decker Executive Committee President & Chief Executive Officer Portsmouth, NH Director since 2015 Became President and Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods in May 2015. Prior to his current role Keith held various senior management positions with High Liner Foods, including most recently the role of President and Chief Operating Officer. H.E. Demone Executive Committee (Chair) Chairman of the Board Lunenburg, NS Director since 1989 Past President and Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods until May 2015. Past Chairman of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), and an Executive of the Groundfish Forum. Director and Corporate Governance and Human Resource Committee member, Saputo Inc., and a Director of Emera. R.P. Dexter, Q.C. Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee Halifax, NS Director since 1992 Chairman and CEO of Maritime Travel Inc., operating in excess of 100 travel shops in Canada under the trade names “Maritime Travel”, and “LeGrow’s Travel”. Counsel of Stewart McKelvey, appointed Chairman of the Board, Empire Company Limited and Sobeys Inc. Director of BCE Inc. A. Hennigar Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee Wellington, NS Director since 2015 Director of Thornridge Holdings Limited, a major shareholder of High Liner Foods with additional investments in Environmental Industrial Cleaning operations, Financial Services, Property Management, Nursing Homes and Real Estate. D.J. Hennigar Executive Committee, Nominating Committee Vice Chairman & Lead Director Bedford, NS Director since 1984 Executive Chairman of Thornridge Holdings Limited, the holder of 37.5% of the common shares of High Liner Foods, and a director of other public and private companies. S.L. Jamieson Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee (Chair), Executive Committee and Nominating Committee Toronto, ON Director since 2012 CEO of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, a federally funded agency created to accelerate action on cancer control for Canadians. Also serves on the National Advisory Board of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Canada. Formerly Ontario's highest-ranking civil servant as Secretary of Cabinet and Head of the Ontario Public Service. Previously was Ontario's Deputy Minister of Transportation, President of Extendicare (Canada) Inc. (TSX:EXE). Serves on several not-for-profit boards. M. J. Mahody Audit Committee Halifax, NS Director since 2014 Is Executive Vice President & CFO, Chorus. Previously held positions at Jazz Air LP, a subsidiary of Chorus, include Chief Operating Officer; Director, Finance; Director, Commercial and Resource Planning; Director, Six Sigma, and Director, Corporate Strategy. She serves on several not-for-profit boards and received her Fellowship Charter Accountant designation in 2013. R.A. Miller Audit Committee St. John's, NL Director since 2012 Is CEO of Linco Foods Systems of Trige, Denmark. He is a board member of Baader Linco Inc., based out of Kansas City. President of Andy Miller Consulting in St. John's, Newfoundland. Board member of Baader North America Corp. and the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation. R.L. Pace Audit Committee (Chair), Executive Committee and Nominating Committee Halifax, NS Director since 1998 President and Chief Executive Officer of The Pace Group Limited, a private holding company. Chairman Maritime Broadcasting System, owner and operator of 24 radio stations in the Maritimes. Mr. Pace is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Canadian National Railway Company and director of several private companies. F.B.H. van Schaayk Human Resources & Corporate Governance Committee Hinsdale, Illinois Director since November 2014 Held various executive roles within McCain from 1992 until his retirement in October 2014 with his most current role being Regional President - The Americas. Mr. van Schaayk holds a director role on various Boards for other private and not-for-profit entities. Honourary Director D.R. Sobey Contact our Board You may communicate with the Board of Directors through the Corporate Secretary's office in the following manner: High Liner Foods Inc. Board of Directors c/o Corporate Secretary 100 Battery Point, P.O.Box 910 Lunenburg, N.S. B0J 2C0 OR Email the Board of Directors Matters relating to the Corporation's accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters will be referred to the Audit Committee. Other matters will be referred to the Board Chair or others as appropriate.