Andfjord Salmons executive management and its Board of Directors are comprised of individuals with extensive experience. We all share the vision to build Norways most modern and sustainable salmon farming operation.
Experience from several companies as chairman and board member. Organization experience and engagements for collaboration and partnership between seafood companies in Vesterålen. Solid network in the seafood sector in northern Norway. Educational background from University of Tromsø as Fisheries candidate. He has been a CEO in fish farming industry, building up smolt production and land based fish farming production.
Mr. Traaseth is an independent consultant and investor focusing on both listed and unlisted securities. Tore has extensive experience about equity sales and the capital markets from companies like Sundal & Collier AS, Fondspartner AS, Globus Assets Management AS and Handelsbanken Markets. He has been board member in companies within construction, telecom and real estate and holds a MBA, Master of Business Administration and Bachelor in Finance from Daniels College of Business in Denver.
Mr. Holmøy is CEO of Holmøy Maritime, owner of Eidsfjord Sjøfarm (vertically integrated salmon farmer producing 15 – 20k tonnes (HOG) annually) as well as BoD in a number of fishing & fish farming related businesses in Northern Norway.
Flatland is Communication Director at Nordic Choice Hotels and has previously been a Communication advisor at the Norwegian Conservative Party and intern in Geelmuyden.Kiese. Flatland holds a MSC in International Business and Strategy from Copenhagen Business School, with exchange studies at Fundacao Getulio Vargas, City University of Hong Kong and University of San Diego.
Mr. Strandenæs is CEO of UFO Holding AS (Union Family Office), UFI AS and UFI Capital AS focusing on listed companies, private equity and venture capital. Kim has extensive experience from equity sales, derivatives sales and asset management from former positions in Carnegie AS and Danske Bank. Educational background from BI, Business Finance.
Martin Rasmussen is of 1th April 2020 the CEO of Andfjord Salmon. He is former Managing Director of Primex Norway AS and the former Managing Director of Norway Seafoods facility in Melbu from 2012 to 2017. Rasmussen has also worked within fisheries previously and holds a degree within fisheries from UiT – University of Tromsø.
Experienced innovator, founder and board member. Former CEO of Fabrikken Næringshage, an accelerator building growth in the region of Lofoten and Vesterålen, Norway. Have held CFO positions in Acer distributor of Scandinavia for five years. Norwegian Founder, CEO and Chairman at Aquafence AS and AquaFence USA Inc. Former CEO of MobileAxept AS. A bachelor's degree in business administration and internationalization, Norwegian School of Management (BI).
Experience from various positions in Skanska and lately as Project Manager in Sortland Entreprenør, having responsibility for the whole building process. Three years education at technical college alongside 100% job in Skanska.
Educated machinist at Bodø Maritime Technical School. Long experience as a machinist, technician and chief engineer in shipping companies and companies such as CG Rieber Shipping, Remøy, Alenmar, Østensjø shipping company, Hurtigruten, Vitex and Andøy machine station.
Ben Tommy is a skilled programmer, graphic designer for 2D and 3D models. He is educated as a space engineer. Specialties: Programming (ASP VB-script and Java), Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightwave 3D, Inventor Fusion CAD, 3D printing, CNC, 3D scanning. Ben-Tommy develops solutions and implements improvements in any product or method involving water and simulations.
Experience with controller, finance and tax from Skatteetaten and Scale Protection. Has also worked as landscape gardener and within construction (asphalt). Ruben holds an MSc in Business and Economics from UiT.
Viggo has extensive experience from over 25 years in the construction business. Ha has been site manager and assisting site manager as well as 10 years as technical manager. Viggo has completed technical college.
Andfjord Salmon is a Norwegian company established in 2014 by Roy Bernt Pettersen. The founder with an expert team of unique backgrounds, have developed an innovative and sustainable aquaculture concept. The company is headquartered in Sortland with its facility located at Kvalnes on the northernmost island of Andøya in the Arctic Archipelago of Lofoten, Vesterålen.