GROUP MANAGEMENT

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Hallvard Muri
Chief Executive Officer

Hallvard Muri (b. 1960), assumed the position as CEO in November 2016. Prior to joining AKVA group, he was the CEO of Aker BioMarine AS. Before joining Aker BioMarine AS, Mr. Muri had extensive experience serving in various senior management positions in Aker group companies from 2002 onwards. Hallvard has more than 25 years of senior management experience from a variety of different industries as well as fisheries and aquaculture related sectors. Mr. Muri holds an MsC (Siviløkonom) from BI/Norwegian Business School. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Asker, Norway.
 
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Simon Nyquist Martinsen
Chief Financial Officer

Simon Nyquist Martinsen (b. 1969), assumed the position as CFO in February 2017. Prior to joining AKVA group, he was CFO of Constructor Group, a pan-European provider of storage solutions. He has extensive experience both as a financial as well as an operational executive. He has also served as acting CEO of Constructor Group, and has held several positions within the Aker group, including Norway Seafoods ASA. He spent the first years of his career with KPMG. Simon holds a Master in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and is qualified as a State Authorized Public Accountant in Norway. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Bærum, Norway.
 
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Per Andreas Hjetland
Senior Vice President International Business Development

Per Andreas Hjetland (b. 1961), has been employed with AKVA group ASA since 2008 where he was COO from September 2010 until August 2018. In August 2018 he assumed the position as Senior Vice President, International Business Development. Prior to joining AKVA group, he held several senior positions with international companies. His professional background covers industrial technologies, and he also brings with him extensive experience in business operations, sales & marketing.  Per Andreas’ academic background was gained at the Technical School of Stavanger. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Høle, Norway.
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Svein Jørgen Fuglesang
Senior Vice President Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Svein Jørgen Fuglesang (b. 1969), assumed the position as SVP in July 2017. Prior to joining AKVA group, he was responsible for global manufacturing in Aker Solutions Subsea. He has extensive experience as operational executive in various supply chain and manufacturing environments. He has experience from multiple industries, including chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, foodstuff, management consulting, logistics and Oil&Gas. Svein Jørgen holds a Master in Chemical Engineering with Process Biotechnology from University of Strathclyde in Scotland. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.
 
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Trond Severinsen
Senior Vice President Technology & Development

Trond Severinsen (b. 1964), joined AKVA group in 1993 as General Manager for the company’s operations in Canada; a role he held until 2003 when he became CMO. He has worked within sales, marketing and R&D related to technology for the fish farming industry since early 1984. Trond had previously worked for Sea Farm Trading (1984–90), setting up their Canadian office in 1987. He later ran his own business until 1993. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Klepp, Norway.
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Hans Øyvind Sagen
Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Nordic

Hans-Øyvind Sagen (b. 1962), assumed the position as SVP in August 2018. Prior to this position he held the position as Sales Director Nordic CBT since he joined AKVA group in July 2017. Mr. Sagen has more than 25 years of senior management experience from a variety of different industries, including extensive experience in business development, sales and marketing. Mr. Sagen holds a Cand.Mag. in Strategic Management and Marketing from University of Stavanger (UiS). He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Sandnes, Norway.
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Morten Nielsen
Chief Operations Officer Land Based

Morten Nielsen (b. 1964), assumed the position as COO in August 2016. Prior to this position, Morten has held the position as CEO and founder of Aquatec Solutions A/S since 2004. During his 20 year long career he also has experience as R&D Manager and Operations Manager for DIAT/Cimbria Aquatec. Morten holds a Master of Science in Aquaculture from Aalborg University. He is a Danish citizen and resides in Egtved, Denmark.
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Inge Forseth
Chief Operations Officer Software

Inge Forseth (b. 1971), joined AKVA group in 2014. His professional background includes national and international managerial positions in companies like Eltek, Autronica and Glen Dimplex. He holds extensive experience from a range of technological fields, covering both the hardware as well as the software area. Inge holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Trondheim, Norway.
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Andrew Campbell
Regional President, Americas & Australasia

Andrew Campbell (b. 1966), joined the AKVA group in 2000, and has been General Manager in Chile since 2006. From 1989-2000, he worked as a Production Manager in the salmon industry in New Zealand for the New Zealand Salmon Company Ltd. Andrew holds a bachelor of science degree from New Zealand’s Victoria University, and is a New Zealand citizen with permanent residency in Chile.
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David Thorburn
Regional President, Europe & Middle East

David Thorburn (b.1960) joined AKVA group in 2008. Prior to that he had been General Manager of Idema Aqua UK  and Europe operations. He has been involved in the aquaculture industry for nearly 30 years. He has managed projects with companies working on both landbased and  cage aquaculture on a global scale. His early career was  as a Service Manager in Anadrill Schlumberger in the  oil industry travelling extensively working on international projects. It was at this time that he  first became interested in the aquaculture industry. David is a Scottish citizen and resides in Nairn near Inverness.
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Hans Kristian Mong
Chairman

Hans Kristian Mong lives in Egersund, Norway. He is Chairman of the board in Egersund Group. In addition he holds Chairman positions in several companies, including Egersund Net and Egersund Trål. Mr Mong was elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting May 9th 2012.
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Anne Breiby
Deputy Chairperson

Anne Breiby lives in Ålesund, Norway. She holds a Cand. scient degree in Fishery biology from Tromsø University. She held positions in the Norwegian Fishfarmer’s Association and the Regional Fishery Administration before serving as a Political advisor for the Minister of Fishery, Political advisor for fishery and industry matters in Parliament and Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Industry and Energy. She has broad experience from serving as a Board member for several companies and institutions. Amongst these are Domstein ASA, Ulstein group ASA, Folketrygdfondet, Sparebanken Møre, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Research Council, Rem ASA, Kongsberg Satellite Service AS, Scandinavian Business Seating AS and Fiskeribladet Fiskaren AS. Mrs. Breiby was elected to the Board of Directors at the general meeting September 25th 2006.
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Frode Teigen
Board member

Frode Teigen lives in Egersund, Norway. He is a private investor and is on the Board of several Norwegian companies. Mr. Teigen was elected Board Member at the Annual General Meeting June 10th 2009.
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Evy Vikene
Board member

Evy Vikene lives in Stavanger, Norway. She holds a Bachelor´s degree in Aquaculture and Environmental Engineering from the University of Stavanger and an Executive Master of Management from the Norwegian Business School. She worked 10 years in various positions in Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) before she joined Skretting AS where she held various management positions with domestic and global responsibility. From early 2013 to mid 2015 she held the position as Head of Development in Fretex Norge AS. She was Director of the Board in Fretex Midt-Norge AS in the same period. She has since mid 2015 held positions in Skretting AS, currently as Marketing Manager for the business unit Global Salmon and Fish feed Southern Europe. Mrs Vikene was elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting May 7th 2014.
 
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Anthony James
Board member

Anthony James lives in Chester, England. He is Chief Investment Officer in Wheatsheaf. He joined Wheatsheaf from Grosvenor, where he spent five years as Group Corporate Finance Director. Prior to Grosvenor, Anthony was Head of Energy & Natural Resources M&A at KPMG Corporate Finance where he led a wide range of acquisition, disposal and other strategic advisory assignments across the sector. His previous roles have included senior finance and corporate development positions at Philips Electronics, both in the Netherlands and China. Mr. James was elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting May 8th 2015.
 
Odd Jan Håland
Employee’s representative

Odd Jan Håland lives in Nærbø, Norway. He is currently Service Manager Nordic in AKVA group ASA.
Hanne Cecilie Pettersen
Employee’s representative

Hanne Cecilie Pettersen lives in Egersund, Norway. 

 
John Morten Kristiansen
Employee's representative

John Morten Kristiansen lives in Mo i Rana, Norway. 
 
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