The U.S. based StarKist Company has confirmed that Donald Binotto is no longer the president and CEO of the cannery.
StarKist cannery has a major operation in American Samoa.
A spokeswoman for the company's headquarters is Pittsburgh, Mary Sestric, says the move follows a StarKist board decision last Friday.
She says the company's board chairman, Ingu Park, will serve as acting president.
Mary Sestric did not say whether or not the change at the top management post will have any impact on cannery operations in American Samoa.