American Seafoods directors, officers and employees will act in an ethical manner at all times. Acting responsibly underlies the way American Seafoods conducts business every day. Our guiding principles mandate fostering consistent, fair and high ethical standards of behavior. More specifically, we have a Code of Business Conduct and Ethics that applies to all of our directors, officers and employees, each of whom is required to sign an acknowledgement form indicating their agreement to comply with the code.
Our Board of Managers has established procedures for the receipt, retention and treatment of complaints or concerns by employees or individuals outside of the company, regarding violations of our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics including accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters at American Seafoods. A person with such a complaint or concern should promptly report the complaint or concern in writing to the Company’s Board of Managers at the following address:
Board of Managers
American Seafoods Partners LLC
2025 First Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98121
You may also fill out an online report by clicking on the following link: www.ethicspoint.com or via telephone at 1-866-294-5560.
You may report your complaints or concerns anonymously and confidentially. The Board of Managers encourages you to supply contact information with your submission to facilitate clarification and any assistance with possible investigation. All complaints or concerns will be forwarded directly to the Chairman of the Board of Managers for review. The Board of Managers will maintain the confidentiality and anonymity of persons making complaints or expressing concerns to the fullest extent reasonably practicable within the legitimate needs of law and any ensuing evaluation or investigation.
To assist the Board of Managers in reviewing and, if necessary, investigating your complaints or concerns, you should provide as much factual, rather than speculative, information as possible. To the extent possible, you should include the following information in your submission: