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Knut Nesse
Chief Executive Officer

Knut Nesse assumed the position as CEO in November 2019. He holds an MBA from the Norwegian school of economics and business administration (NHH) and is on the Board of several companies. Previous roles include extensive CEO experience from international leading company. 6 years as CEO of Skretting Group (part of Nutreco) (2006 – 2012) and 6 years as CEO of Nutreco (2012 – 2018). Nutreco is a global animal nutrition and fish feed company. Mr. Nesse was first elected to the Board of Directors at the general meeting 9 May 2019. Mr. Nesse later stepped down from the Board to assume the position as CEO. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Bryne, Norway.
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Ronny Meinkøhn
Chief Financial Officer

Ronny Meinkøhn assumed the position as CFO in August 2020. He came from Apply where he held the position as CFO for the past 6 years. He started his career as an auditor in EY in 2003. Mr. Meinkøhn holds an MSc in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Klepp, Norway.
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Erlend Sødal
Chief Operating Officer Sea Based

Erlend Sødal joined AKVA group in May 2020. He came from Skretting/Nutreco where he held various senior management positions. He was Managing Director of Skretting Norway for 8 years and Managing Director of Cluster Norway, UK and Australia for 3 years. During the Skretting time Mr. Sødal also acted as Skretting Global Operations Director for two periods and has also been a member of the board of directors of Norwegian Seafood federation for 4 years. Mr. Sødal holds a MSC in Industrial Economics and an MBA of Technology from NTNU/MIT. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Stavanger, Norway.
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Johan Fredrik Gjesdal
Chief Operating Officer Land Based

Johan Fredrik Gjesdal assumed the position as COO Land Based in October 2020. He joined AKVA group in 2017 as Vice President Strategy and Business Development. His professional experience includes management and consulting roles within strategy, M&A and operational improvement in Aker Solutions, KPMG and Accenture. Mr. Gjesdal holds a Master of Science in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.
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Asle Kjetil Bratteli
Chief Digital Officer

Asle Kjetil Bratteli assumed the position as CDO in January 2021. He came from four years in Gartner Group where he held the position as Regional Vice President Nordic. He has extensive experience from digital transformations and optimizations from several international businesses and industries. From 2006 - 2016, he worked for Nutreco & Skretting Group, amongst others in four years as the Director for the Nutreco Competence Center. Between 1984 and 2006 he worked for EDB Business Partner in technology management positions throughout various mergers. Asle Kjetil’s academic background was Economics gained at the District College of Rogaland. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Stavanger, Norway.


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Hans Kristian Mong

Hans Kristian Mong lives in Egersund, Norway. He is Chairman of the board in Egersund Group AS. In addition, he holds Chairman positions in several companies, including Egersund Trål AS and Ok Marine AS. Mr Mong was elected to the Board of Directors at the general meeting 9 May 2012.
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Kristin Reitan Husebø
Board Member

Kristin Reitan Husebø lives in Stavanger, Norway. She currently works as a director at the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. Previously she has held senior positions in Greater Stavanger Economic Development, Mercuri Urval, Stavanger Aftenblad, Prekubator Technology Transfer Office, Stavanger Helseforskning, Equinor ASA and SR-Finans. Kristin holds a Master of Management from the Norwegian Business School (BI). In addition, she has also attended an Executive Board program from the Scandinavian Executive Institute and INSEAD. Mrs. Reitan Husebø was elected to the Board of Directors at the general meeting 9 May 2019.
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Heidi Nag Flikka
Board Member

Ms Nag Flikka is CEO of Flekkefjord Sparebank. Previously, she has among others held the position as CFO in Fjord Line and Finance director and Managing director for companies within the offshore division in AF Gruppen ASA. Heidi Nag Flikka has experience as board member from several companies such as Fjord Line, Andøya Space, Presserv Group, Sandnes Sparebank and Sparebank1 SR- Finans. Nag Flikka has a master degree in audit and accounting from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.
Frode Teigen
Board member

Frode Teigen lives in Egersund, Norway. He is a private investor and is on the board of several Norwagian companies. Mr. Teigen was elected to the Board of Directors at the general meeting 10 June 2009.  
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Ragnhild Ree
Employee’s representative

Ragnhild Ree lives in Bryne, Norway, and joined AKVA group in 2006 as administration and reception employee. From 2012 sha has been payroll manager for AKVA group ASA, Helgeland Plast AS and AKVA group Software AS.
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Helen Helland
Employee’s representative

Helen Helland lives in Bjerkreim, Norway, and joined Egersund Net AS in 1995. During these years she has held various managerial positions and for the last two years she has worked as project manager. She also works as technical support for the sales team.
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Magnus Røkke
Employee's representative

Magnus Røkke lives in Brønnøysund, Norway. He has been employed as project manager in AKVA group Land Based Norway AS since 2016 and newly started as Head of Project. He is following up a team of 5 project managers, 3 project engineers, 4 technical drawers, 1 technical designer and 1 project assistant whom planning and executing Land Based projects around the world.
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Tore Rasmussen
Board Member

Mr. Rasmussen is since 1993 the CEO and a major owner of NorDan Gruppen AS, one of the leading window and door suppliers in Europe. His education is within economics and business administration from NHH in Bergen and Tuck School at Dartmouth College in the USA.

Over the years Mr. Rasmussen has held numerous board positions in other companies and industry associations.

Mr. Rasmussen was elected to the Board of Directors at the general meeting May 6, 2021.