Thomas Farstad leaves Marine Harvest

June 25, 2010 11:23
Acting CEO and Director Group Operations Canada, Scotland & Others, Thomas Farstad, has decided to leave Marine Harvest ASA to join Aker Seafoods ASA as CEO, reports www.megafishnet.com with reference to Marine Harvest.
 
 
Farstad has been working with Marine Harvest since 2003. He has been part of the management team of the former Fjord Seafood (now integrated in the group) and Marine Harvest. During his career with the company, he has been vital in turning around Fjord Seafood and has successfully managed improvement programs in several operating units, including Fjord Seafood Norway and Marine Harvest's operations in Canada, Scotland and Ireland.
 
"We are grateful for Farstad's important contributions to Marine Harvest during these years", says Chairman Ole-Eirik Leroy. "He has delivered strong results and a willingness to take on increased responsibility and challenges. We wish him the best of luck when he takes up his new position in Aker Seafoods ASA".
 
Farstad will continue as Acting CEO of Marine Harvest ASA until July 19th when the new CEO, Alf-Helge Aarskog takes up his position. Mr. Aarskog was appointed CEO on 30th of March 2009, and joins  Marine Harvest from the position as CEO at Lerøy Seafood Group.
 
Farstad will leave Marine Harvest later this year.
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