December 8, 2016
Knut Ellekjær appointed as new COO for Cermaq Norway
Cermaq Norway has appointed Knut Ellekjær as its new COO.
Ellekjær is new to the fish farming industry but brings a wealth of industry experience from other types of food industry. He has been production director of Stabburet, the largest pizza company in Norway; managing director of Sætre, a Nordic biscuit company; and is currently innovation director for Norwegian snacks and confectionary business of Orkla.
"I'm confident that Knut and Cermaq is a good match," CEO Geir Molvik said.
"I'm very excited about the salmon farming industry. It's a future oriented way of producing healthy food in a sustainable way, and I am eager to bring my experience to this sector," Ellekjær commented.