Alf-Helge Aarskog appointed new CEO of Marine Harvest
The Board of Directors of Marine Harvest ASA has appointed Alf-Helge Aarskog (Born 1967) as CEO of Marine Harvest ASA, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Marine Harvest.
Mr. Aarskog has broad experience from the salmon farming industry and is currently the CEO of the Leroy Seafood Group ASA. His previous positions include Executive Vice President in Leroy Seafood Group, Managing Director of Leroy Midnor AS and Head of production in Fjord Seafood ASA, a company later merged with Marine Harvest. Alf-Helge Aarskog holds an MSC in Aquaculture from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), and has supplementary management education from Harvard Business School. "The Board of Directors of Marine Harvest is very pleased to welcome Alf-Helge Aarskog as the new CEO of the company. He is a well qualified manager with a strong track record within salmon farming and in-depth knowledge about the salmon farming industry ", says Chairman Ole-Eirik Leroy in Marine Harvest. Mr. Aarskog will take up his position no later than 1 October 2010. For further information, please contact:
Ole-Eirik Leroy, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marine Harvest, mobile: +47 995 35 566
Alf-Helge Aarskog, mobile: +47 905 97 529 About Marine Harvest Marine Harvest is the world's leading seafood company and largest producer of farmed salmon, with presence in 18 countries and about 5 000 employees worldwide. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.