High Liner Foods Announces Change in Leadership of its Canadian Operations

LUNENBURG, NS, Jan. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - High Liner Foods Incorporated (TSX: HLF) ("High Liner Foods"  or "the Company"), the leading North American value-added frozen seafood company, today announced that, Jeff O'Neill, President and COO of its Canadian Operations, is leaving the organization. The Company does not intend to fill this position, but will instead restructure the leadership of its Canadian Operations to improve its marketing and sales effectiveness and reduce fixed costs.

"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Jeff for his contribution to High Liner Foods and wish him all the best with his future endeavors," said Mr. Demone.

High Liner Foods will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 30, 2017 on February 21, 2018.

About High Liner Foods Incorporated

High Liner Foods Incorporated is the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood.  High Liner Foods' retail branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and C. Wirthy labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores.  The Company also sells branded products to restaurants and institutions under the High Liner, Icelandic Seafood and FPI labels and is the major supplier of private label value-added seafood products to North American food retailers and foodservice 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