AKVA CEO quits, interim appointment made

Hallvard Muri has resigned as CEO of AKVA, a position he has held since November 2016, the board of directors at the Norwegian aquaculture technology has confirmed.

“After serving as CEO for three years, I believe it is time to pass on the leadership of AKVA, and let others take on the challenge developing AKVA further. AKVA is a great company with a strong position, and potential for the future. I would like to thank the board of directors, the management team and all the employees for the time I have had in the company, and I wish them all the best for the future,” said Muri. 

The board’s chair, Knut Nesse, has been appointed as interim CEO, with immediate effect. To allow for this move, Nesse has resigned from the board.

Hans Kristian Mong is the new chair, with immediate effect. 

“AKVA has grown strongly and gone through a positive development the last three years, and on behalf of the board of directors, I would like to thank Mr. Muri for his continued dedication and hard work in this period,” said Mong.

Photo courtesy of AKVA


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