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Sobeys CFO Jewer to resign

Paul Jewer, Sobeys’ CFO, will resign effective Feb. 14 to accept a similar role with seafood company High Liner Foods, the companies said.


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Francois Vimard, EVP of Sobeys and CFO of Sobeys' parent company, Empire Cos., will assume Jewer’s role on an interim basis.

Jewer joined Stellarton, Nova Scotia-based Sobeys in 2003 and was appointed CFO in 2011. In May, Jewer will join Lunenburg, Nova Scotia-based High Liner Foods, a frozen seafood company, where he will succeed retiring CFO Kelly Nelson.

“Paul has made a significant contribution to the growth and development of Sobeys over the past 11 years and we wish him well as he prepares to take on a new role,” Vimard said.

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