Sobeys CFO Paul Jewer will join High Liner Foods as CFO  after Feb

Sobey's CFO Paul Jewer will join High Liner Foods as CFO after Feb

Canadian grocer Sobeys announced the departure of its chief financial officer, Paul Jewer, who is moving to fill the CFO post at High Liner Foods.

Jewer will replace Kelly Nelson as chief financial officer at frozen seafood specialist High Liner. Nelson is retiring in May.

High Liner CEO Henry Demone said he was "confident" that Jewer will provide "the same high level of financial management and reporting". 

Jewer joined Sobeys in 2003 as vice president finance and treasury and was appointed CFO in October 2011.

Jewer will exit Sobeys on 14 February, the company said. François Vimard, Sobeys EVP and Empire Ltd CFO, will assume Jewer's responsibilities on an interim basis.