Sortland, Norway, 6 October, 2020:
- It will be very exciting to take on the next task in this adventure. As Chief Commercial Officer, it will be my job to make the market ready for the Andfjord salmon, as well as ensuring good utilization of the commercial potential in all parts of the company, Krøgenes says.
CEO Martin Rasmussen is pleased with the composition of the management team, which will now take over Andfjord Salmon™ in the next phase.
- Helge has done a fantastic job of setting this company on its feet, in the role as a co-founder, CFO and business developer. Now, he will further develop the company's commercial journey and potential from slaughtering salmon to consumers in the international markets. We now have a very competent management team, and I look forward to realizing Andfjord Salmon™ together with this group, says Martin Rasmussen, CEO of Andfjord Salmon™.
Helge Krøgenes has been with Andfjord Salmon™ since 2016, and will start in his new position at the same time as Bjarne Martinsen takes over as CFO, right after New Year.
- Time goes by fast, and it is not long until we have salmon ready to go on the market. We will deliver a sustainable product of the highest quality, which has every opportunity on the market. In addition, we have many other commercial opportunities. I am really looking forward to this challenge, says Krøgenes.
Helge Krøgenes has worked with business development and entrepreneurship in Norway and in the U.S.A. since he graduated from BI / Norwegian School of Management.
Krøgenes has been CFO of the company which has the Acer distribution in Scandinavia. He also has experience from the position of Trade Commissioner for the Norwegian Export Council in San Francisco, and he has been CEO of Fabrikken Næringshage, an innovation company for Lofoten and Vesterålen.