Mr. Demone joined the Emera Board of Directors in September 2014. He also became a member of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee at that time. He was appointed to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee in May 2017. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. He was President of High Liner Foods from 1989 until he became President and Chief Executive Officer from 1992 until May 2015. He was reappointed Chief Executive Officer of High Liner Foods in August 2017. Mr. Demone currently sits on the Board of Saputo Inc. He is past-Chair of the Fisheries Council of Canada and The Groundfish Forum, a global trade association representing industry leaders. He has served on the Boards of Dover Industries Ltd. and Maritime Tel & Tel (Aliant). Mr. Demone was also the first non-US citizen to be named Chair of the National Fisheries Institute, a US national trade association. Mr. Demone received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with honours from Acadia University.