High Liner Foods Announces Election of Directors

LUNENBURG, NS, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - High Liner Foods Incorporated (TSX: HLF) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of High Liner Foods Incorporated. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual and Special General Meeting held yesterday in Halifax are set out below.

Nominee   Votes For   % For     Votes Withheld   % Withheld
DEREK H L BUNTAIN   10,898,626   94.90%     585,285   5.10%
JAMES G COVELLUZZI   9,186,458   79.99%     2,297,453   20.01%
HENRY E DEMONE   11,380,757   99.10%     103,154   0.90%
ROBERT P DEXTER   9,790,779   85.26%     1,693,132   14.74%
DAVID J HENNIGAR   10,818,620   94.21%     665,291   5.79%
MATTHEW R HENNIGAR   10,898,626   94.90%     585,285   5.10%
SHELLY L JAMIESON   11,480,245   99.97%     3,666   0.03%
J THOMAS MACQUARRIE   9,302,622   81.01%     2,181,289   18.99%
R. (ANDY) MILLER   11,481,716   99.98%     2,195   0.02%
ROBERT L. PACE   11,176,749   97.33%     307,162   2.67%
ROBERT E SHEA   11,377,887   99.08%     106,024   0.92%


About High Liner Foods Incorporated

High Liner Foods Incorporated is the leading North American processor and marketer of prepared, value-added frozen seafood.  High Liner's branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and Royal Sea labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores.  The Company also sells its products under the High Liner, FPI, Mirabel, Viking, Icelandic Seafood, Samband of Iceland, Seastar, and Seaside brands to restaurants and institutions, and is the major supplier of private label seafood products to North American food retailers and food service distributors.  High Liner Foods is a publicly traded Canadian company, trading under the symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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


SOURCE: High Liner Foods Incorporated