March 13-15, 2022 | Boston, USA

Bill DiMento

Bill DiMento

Corporate Vice President of Sustainability & Government Affairs - High Liner Foods

Biography

Bill DiMento is Corporate Vice President of Sustainability and Government Affairs at High Liner Foods. He oversees corporate-level sustainability initiatives and government affairs ensuring that the company is meeting the strictest of standards in manufacturing, seafood procurement and social compliance through its supply chain. Under Bill’s leadership, the company continues to strengthen its commitment to sustainable practices by increasing the amount of products that are certified sustainable, reducing source packaging, reducing food waste, as well as lowering energy and water usage across the company. Bill DiMento has held key positions at High Liner Foods, Inc., since 1987, including Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Director of International Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Senior Director of Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs and most recently as VP Quality Assurance, Sustainability and Government Affairs. DiMento is a professional member of the Institute of Food Technologists, past U.S. Representative to CODEX, and has been a past chairman of the NFI Technical Committee. DiMento is a past member of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Fish Inspectors and the Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference and is currently chairman of the Executive Committee of the Global Seafood Sustainability Initiative (GSSI) and President of the Stronger America through Seafood coalition. Bill received SeaWeb’s first-ever Grand Seafood Champion award in 2015 for his work that stretched across all four award categories: leadership, innovation, vision and advocacy. Bill holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Food Science/ Food Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

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