BioMar announces new top management in the Salmon Division
January 10 2019
With effect from January 15th, BioMar Group welcomes new executive management in the Salmon Division. The company promotes two internal profiles with strong track records within BioMar and the industry.
BioMar Group announces a new VP of the Salmon Division as well as a new Managing Director in Norway. Both are promoted internally from within the group where they have delivered remarkable business results in other executive management positions.
The new VP of the Salmon Division Patrick Campbell comes from the position as MD of the Scottish business unit and has previously been heading the global R&D function within BioMar Group. He has also been one of the main drivers establishing a solid BioMar business footprint in Australia. He has been working for BioMar since 1998, where he started as product developer.
The new MD in Norway, Håvard Jørgensen, will be promoted from a position as Global R&D Director. He has been heading the global R&D organization since 2015 and has a very solid insight in to the Norwegian industry through his R&D work within Salmon as well as through his work heading the Norwegian industry organization “Sjømatbedriftene”. Håvard Jørgensen is based in Trondheim.
“I feel very fortunate that we have been able to allocate two very strong executive profiles to support our focus on the Salmon Division. The Salmon Division comprises a very important part of our business and we consider the division a vital driver of our innovation and sustainability efforts. I look very much forward to continuing the positive development of our products and services within the world of salmon”, comments Carlos Diaz, CEO in BioMar Group.
The current VP of the Salmon Division, Jan Sverre Røsstad is leaving BioMar Group after 12 years heading the Norwegian business unit as well as the Salmon division. Jan Sverre Røsstad will support the new management through a transition period to ensure a smooth business handover.
“I am happy that we are able to make a smooth handover. Jan Sverre Røsstad has been a very important contributor to the development of our salmon feed business and the development of the salmon industry in general. We would like to thank him for his 12 years in the company and wish him all the best going forward”, tells Carlos Diaz.
Paddy Campbell, VP Salmon Division BioMar
Håvard Jørgensen, MD Norway BioMar
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BioMar is a leading supplier of high-performance feed to the global aquaculture industry. Currently, BioMar operates 14 feed factories and is currently constructing another two. The factories are placed across the globe in Norway, Chile, Denmark, Scotland, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador and very soon also in Australia. Roughly one out of five farmed fish produced in Europe, South and Central America is fed on BioMar feed. Worldwide, BioMar supplies feed to around 80 countries and for more than 45 different fish species. BioMar is wholly owned by the Danish industrial group Schouw & Co, which is listed on the NASDAQ, Copenhagen. Learn more about the BioMar Group on www.biomar.com