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Jim Kennedy

Owner - Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd.


Jim and Lori have been in the fishing industry for over 30 years. Together, they started the business in 1984. They have many contacts in the industry and have grown the business from nothing to a multi-million dollar a year company. They have that true entrepreneurial spirit and thrive on always moving forward.
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Lori Kennedy

Owner


Jim and Lori have been in the fishing industry for over 30 years. Together, they started the business in 1984. They have many contacts in the industry and have grown the business from nothing to a multi-million dollar a year company. They have that true entrepreneurial spirit and thrive on always moving forward.
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Dannie Hanson

Vice President of Sustainabilty


Dannie Hansen has spent 32 years working in logistics, administration, federal departments, municipal councilor, community development, strategic planning and senior financial and management responsibilities. Dannie brings a forward-thinking vision to the company and his many and varied contacts are invaluable to the company.
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Allan MacLean

Senior Operations Manager


Allan MacLean grew up in a fishing family in Cape Dauphin, Cape Breton. He fished commercially after graduating high school and before starting his career at the Department of Fisheries in 1983. Allan finished his career at DFO as the Director General of the Conservation and Protection Program in 2016. After giving retirement a try, he accepted the role of Senior Operations Manager with Louisbourg Seafoods in 2017
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Derrick Kennedy

Senior Coordinator and Sales


Derrick Kennedy has over 30 years experience in the fishing industry and seafood processing field. He has been manager at Louisbourg Seafoods for over 10 years and has many years of experience in marketing and sales. He has a great deal of experience in quality control, HACCP, QMP, data collection, and quota acquisition.
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Jan Voutier

Manager - Ka'Le Bay Seafoods Ltd.


Jan Voutier has over 25 years of experience in the fishing industry. He brings a diverse background of experience in sales, marketing, product development, plant management, and procurement. Jan has worked with National Sea Products in the past and has worked in shellfish, saltfish, and groundfish throughout his career.
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Paul Dalziel

Maintenance Manager


Paul Dalziel has over 25 years experience in all aspects of the fishing industry and has worked with J.K. Marine Services and Louisbourg Seafoods for about 20 years. A licenced tradesman, Paul is considered the hardest working member of the team. Paul has a wealth of experience in many aspects.
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Steve Taylor

Manager - Northsyde Processing Ltd.


Steve Taylor was born and raised in Sydney. Steve has worked as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic since 1989, he has worked with the fishing industry in various ways over the course of his career. He began doing work with Louisbourg Seafoods in 2000, and continued to do so when he started his own company Taylor Marine and Commercial Repair. He was offered the job of Plant Manager of Northsyde Processing in 2015, and has been with the company full-time since then.
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John Percy

Plant Manager-Louisbourg Seafoods


John Percy hails from Brigus, Newfoundland, where he grew up in a fishing family. He has been in the industry for 35 years. He started out as a commercial fishermen, along with his two brothers. You could say it's a family affair, as his wife has also worked in the fishery her whole life. John has had many roles in the fishery; commercial fishermen, quality control in a processing plant, plant manager, seafood instructor for a university. In 2015 he came to Louisbourg Seafoods as an advisor. In 2018 he accepted the position of plant manager at Louisbourg Seafoods.
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Dave Cormier

Plant Manager, Canso Seafoods Ltd.


In June of 2011, Dave moved his family from Sydney, Nova Scotia to the town of Canso.  Dave’s background was extensive in the area of Sales Management of industrial Cape Breton.  While having little experience in the fishing industry, Dave took on the challenge of operating Canso Seafoods Ltd. in his vision of seeing the successful growth for the community and the plant.  Hard work and dedication is what Dave feels are his best credentials to bring to the Louisbourg Team.
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Peter Cameron

Controller


Peter joined the Louisbourg Seafoods team in 2015, after serving as a CFO for Schwartz Furniture and New Dawn Enterprises. Peter obtained his Masters of Business Administration from St. Mary's University in 1996, and became a Chartered Accountant in 1999.
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Debbie MacIntrye

Office Manager


Bio coming soon
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Scott Samson

Project Developer


Scott Samson graduated from Dalhousie Agricultural Campus with a Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture. He worked for 9 years working for the Canadian Coast Guard. He joined Louisbourg Seafoods as a Project Developer/Biologist. Scott has over 16 yrs experience in the fisheries/oceans sector.