Rolf Andersen has today resigned from his position as Chief Financial Officer in
the company to seek new career opportunities. He will step down from the CFO
position as of today and will have his last working day by the end of February.
Morten Nærland has on a temporary basis accepted the position as the Chief
Financial Officer as of today. Morten Nærland has been with AKVA group since
2001 and is coming from the position as Deputy CEO of AKVA group. Prior to this
he has had the position as General Manager of AKVA group Chile (2006-2009) and
prior to this as CFO of AKVA group (2001-2006).
At the same time the General Manager of AKVA group North America, Patrick
Dempster has informed that he wants to return to Chile with his family later
this year. As a consequence he will depart from AKVA group during May this
year. Wade Kaskiw, who is presently CFO of the Canadian operations, has
accepted to take on the new role as General Manager for AKVA group North
America. Also Mr. Keith Richford has accepted the role as Sales and Market
Manager for the North American market and he will therefore move with his family
to the main office in the West coast of Canada (Campbell River). Currently he is
in charge of sales of Production Control systems in AKVA group and located on
the East Coast of Canada (Halifax).
Bryne, 25 January 2010
AKVA group ASA
Knut Molaug, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +47 51 77 85 40 +47 90 13 95 22
Morten Nærland,Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +47 51 77 85 00 +47 91 80 40 32 / +56 998 84 04 23
AKVA group is the leading provider of technology to the global fish farming
industry and the only with global distribution. The products consist of software
systems, operational equipment and sensor systems, feed systems, cage systems,
net cleaning systems, light systems and recirculation aquaculture systems.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)