Born: 1959 Education: Educated at the Norwegian School of Management 1980-84. AFF management program 1992. Background: Former CEO in Lerøy Seafood Group ASA 1991-2008, former Chairman of the Norwegian Seafood Federation (FHL) and former chairman of the board of the Norwegian Seafood Export Council (NSEC). Mr. Lerøy has broad experience from the seafood industry. He is member of the board of the International Groundfish Forum.
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Partner Sandwater AS
Born: 1981 Position: Partner in Sandwater AS Education: MSc in Industrial Economics and technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and has also studied Finance, Derivatives and Econometrics at the University of Karlsruhe. Background: Before working in Sandwater, he has among other things held the position as Director in Seatankers Management Norway AS (2016-2021), Investment Director in HitecVision (2013-2016), CFO/COO of Liquid Barcodes (2008-2013) and analyst at ABG Sundal Collier (2006-2008).
CEO Fana Sparebank
Position: CEO Fana Sparebank Education: MBA from UCF Florida (2000), Master of Science in Business Norwegian School of Economics (1988) AMP from Harvard Business School (2008) Background: Former CEO in Tide ASA and BN Bank ASA. Wide comprehensive experience from banking and financial services as CFO in SpareBank 1 SR-Bank, Fjordline/BNR ASA and Sparebanken Vest.
Frontline Corporate Services Ltd
Born:1983 Position: Frontline Corporate Services Ltd Education: Bachelor of Business and Science from London Metropolitan University Background: Fredriksen is member of the board of Aktiv Kapital ASA.
Born: 1976 Position: Investment Director at GBL Education: Degrees from IEP (Strasbourg) and Essec Business School Background: Before joining GBL, he was working at KKR (2014-2020), most recently as Managing Director in charge of KKR’s activities in France. Previously, he worked for Sagard and Goldman Sachs International.
Managing Director, Strand Fiskeriselskap AS
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Born: 1961 Education: EDB-økonom, EDB-skolen 1986-87 Background: Managing director at Strand Fiskeriselskap, Former state secretary in the Ministry of Fishery, and over the years had several positions within the fishing industry. Currently Board member at the Norwegian Seafood Council, and deputy chairman at insurance company Møretrygd.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, GSK Consumer Healthcare
Born: 1967 Education: Harvard Business School (AMP); The University of Chicago Law School (JD with Honors); The London School of Economics (MSc); King’s College London (PG Dip with Merit), Boston University (BA Summa cum Laude). Mr. Tellmann is a visiting academic in the Faculty of Law at The University of Oxford. Background: Mr. Tellmann was Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Executive Member of Pearson Plc, where he led teams on six continents across the legal, compliance, and company secretary functions. Prior to that, he worked across Europe, Asia, and the US with The Coca-Cola Company, most recently as Associate General Counsel. He has also held legal positions at Kimberly-Clark, and the law firms of Sullivan & Cromwell and White & Case He has served as a non-executive director of Hire an Esquire, an innovative, technology-driven online recruiting and staffing business in the US; on the board of Coca-Cola West Co., Ltd., a large publicly-traded beverage business in Japan; and on the supervisory board of Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG, Germany’s then-largest beverage company.
Site technician, Region South Norway.
Born: 1991 Position: Site technician, Region South Norway. Education: Technical and general subjects (TAF) Marine at Fusa Vgs., Aquaculture Operations and Management at NORD University and currently studying Leadership part-time at UiT. Background: Started as an apprentice on a freshwater facility at Firda Seafood Group in 2007. Have been working short periods on fishing vessel Bogasund in Lofoten, Norway and Sea bass/Sea bream at Culmárex Group in Mallorca, Spain. Joined Mowi in 2013 as a fish farmer at a seawater site outside Bergen. Holds various board positions in different organisations connected to fish farming and fisheries.
Biological Controller, Mowi Norway Region Mid
Born: 1981 Position: Biological Controller, Region Mid Norway. Education: MSc in Marine Biology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 2007, and studied a few topics at NTNU VIDERE recently. Background: She has worked in the company since 2008, and has held various positions in Mowi: Site manager (2008-2011), Quality coordinator (2011-2012), Biological coordinator (2012-2017), and Biological Controller (from 2018).
Hans Jakob Lande
Production Manager, Eggesbønes, Mowi Norway Region Mid
Born: 1968 Education: 2 Years high school Background: Worked in the company since 1986, and has held various positions in Jørgen Vågsholm, Pan Fish and Mowi.
Mr. Vindheim was appointed CEO in 2019. Prior to this he held the position as CFO.
Mr. Vindheim has experience from various executive positions in seafood and other industries. He was CFO of Mowi for seven years before taking on the position of CEO.
Mr. Vindheim holds an MSc in Business and an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics. He is also a State Authorized Public Accountant and Certified European Financial Analyst.
Kristian Ellingsen was appointed new CFO of Mowi in November 2019 after acting as Group Accounting Director at the company for 4 years. Prior to joining Mowi he was a Director in PwC, where he worked for almost 10 years. Ellingsen holds a Master’s degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in informatics from the University of Bergen. He is also a State Authorized Public Accountant.
COO Farming Norway
Mr. Oaland has previously served as Mowi’s Chief Technology Officer from 2008 to 2020. He has been with Mowi since 2000 in various capacities within fish health, food safety, product quality and quality assurance. He holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science.
COO Farming Americas
Fernando Villarroel has served as COO Americas since October 2020, and from May 2017 as Managing Director for Mowi Chile. He has extensive experience in salmon farming and finances in Chile, Canada, Scotland and Norway.
COO Farming Scotland, Ireland and Faroes
Mr. Hadfield has been the COO of Mowi’s fish feed segment since February 2013, before which he was a Production Manager at Mowi Scotland (2007 to 2013) and the Technical Chairman of the Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (2012 to 2013). His previous positions also include Technical & HSEQ Manager (2004 to 2007) and Environmental Manager (2000 to 2004) at Mowi Scotland. He holds degrees from the University of Sheffield and the University of Manchester.
COO Sales and Marketing
Mr. Brattvoll has served as the COO of Mowi´s sales & marketing segment since December 2010. Prior to joining us, he worked in the marketing and sales department of the Norwegian Seafood Export Council´s Norway office (1995 to 2002) and Tokyo office (2002 to 2006). Mr. Brattvoll has also worked as Market Director (2006 to 2007) and Vice President of Sales (2010 to 2011) at Hallvard Lerøy AS, a seafood company. He holds a degree in Fisheries from the Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø.
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer
Catarina has a MSc in Marine Biology from Lisbon University in Portugal, a PhD in Animal Sciences from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and MBA in Global Seafood from Norwegian School of Economics. In addition, Catarina has supplementary education in Corporate Sustainability and other relevant education from Harvard University in the USA. She has both a scientific and business background that are of importance in this position.
Anne Lorgen Riise
Chief HR Officer
Ms. Lorgen Riise joined Mowi as Chief HR Officer in 2012. Her prior positions include Vice President of Human Resources Europe (2009 to 2012) and General Counsel (2006 to 2009) for Ceragon (Nera) Networks. She has also held positions in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries (2000 to 2003). Ms. Riise has previously practiced as a lawyer and she holds a master’s degree in Law from the University of Bergen and Oxford Brookes University.
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