Ian D. Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of Clearwater Seafoods. Mr. Smith joined Clearwater in May of 2010, with over 30 years of international experience in the food and consumer products industry. Prior to joining Clearwater, Mr. Smith held senior leadership positions at the Campbell Soup Company in Canada, the United States and China. Prior to his time at Campbell’s, Mr. Smith held various marketing, sales and international business development positions with Allergan, Colgate-Palmolive and the Gillette Company.
Mr. Smith currently participates as a director on a number of Boards and advisory councils focused on international trade and public policy, including the Business Council of Canada, Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council of the Asia Pacific Foundation, and Rabobank’s North America Agribusiness Advisory Board. He is a graduate of McGill University, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Masters of Business Administration, in addition to being a former Captain in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve. Mr. Smith also currently serves as the Honorary Colonel of 36 Canadian Engineer Regiment in Nova Scotia.