Canadian seafood company High Liner Foods has announced the appointment of Mark J Lamothe to the position of president and chief operating officer for High Liner’s US Operations.

“We are extremely pleased to have Mark on our team,” said President and CEO Henry Demone. His appointment ends an in-depth search, and we are confident he will deliver results”.

“Mark is a visionary leader with a tremendous amount of experience in the frozen seafood industry. He has the ability to grow our business in the US market,” he said Lamothe takes on his new role on 3 January in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

“I am honored to accept this role and look forward to working with my team to further enhance our performance in the US market,” said Lamothe.