Board & Governance

Board of Directors

Henry Demone

Independent Director

Former Chairman of the Board, High Liner Foods
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Henry Demone joined the Emera Board as a Director in 2014.

He is the former Chair of the Board of High Liner Foods and was previously the company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, the company transitioned from a regional fishing and processing operation to a leading supplier of frozen seafood in North America. As CEO, Henry led High Liner Foods to significant financial growth and consistent increases in the company’s market capitalization and share price.

He currently sits on the Board of Saputo Inc. and is past-Chair of the Fisheries Council of Canada and the Groundfish Forum, a global trade association representing leading companies in the industry. He has also served on the Boards of Dover Industries Ltd. and Maritime Tel &Tel (Aliant). Henry was the first non-US citizen to be named Chair of the National Fisheries Institute, a US national trade association.

He holds a Bachelor of Science from Acadia University.