CLEARWATER ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
Clearwater announces election of directors. Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated, announced that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors. The votes were cast by ballot at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held in Halifax on May 30, 2019. The results of the vote are detailed below:
Mr. Larry Hood retired from Clearwater’s Board of Directors at the close of the meeting. Clearwater thanks Mr. Hood for his service and wishes him the very best in his future endeavours.
Clearwater is one of North America’s largest vertically integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, langoustine, whelk, crab and groundfish.
Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.
Clearwater participates in fisheries operating under rights-based fishery management systems which promote responsibility and long-term investment in healthy oceans. As the largest holder of shellfish licenses in Canada we are able to:
- Secure the long-term productivity of fish stocks through investment in research that ensures the best available science and management approaches.
- Invest in technology to ensure we’re using the most efficient and responsible harvesting methods.
- Partner with governments and key stakeholders to find creative solutions to global challenges crucial to sustainability.
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) noted Canada’s leadership in fisheries management and the effectiveness of our practices. Clearwater is a key partner with the Canadian government, recognized for leadership and cooperation in research and policy development.
“(The Northwest Atlantic) fisheries are among the most regulated and managed in the world, and the catch recovery that has occurred recently may be viewed as an indication of the effectiveness of management measures”