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