Seafood People hires Palm to head its global management consulting division
Bergen, Norway-based Seafood People, a management consulting and executive search firm for the global seafood industry, has announced its hiring of Ole-Alexander Palm to head its global management consulting division. The appointment will begin on 1 January, 2021.
For the past six years, Palm has worked at PwC Norway, first as a manager of consulting, and moving up to serve as senior manager of strategy, director of strategy, and a consulting partner on strategy.
“As partner and head of seafood at PwC, Ole-Alexander Palm brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in strategy, transactions, and improvement,” Seafood People Managing Partner Thomas Bakke said in a press release.
Seafood People’s newly created global management consulting division will focus on growth strategies, innovation, and execution, Bakke said.
“This marks the next chapter of strategic growth for Seafood People. Ole-Alexander has the perfect background to lead and grow this division. Our visions are aligned, and we aim to be the best-in-class resource to the seafood industry. By utilizing our unique global executive network, recruitment services and now adding these capabilities, we will partner with companies to create innovative initiatives and handle new projects,” Bakke said. “We’ve embarked on the journey to be the one-stop-shop for the critical competencies needed by the seafood industry. We're redefining the consulting approach and looking for great talent to join us on this adventure.”
Previously, Palm worked as chief operations officer and head of production for fishing firm AS Bolaks. He has a master's degree in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics.
“I’ve been following Seafood People for a while, and continue to be impressed with their global reach, high ambitions, and value-driven approach,” Palm said. “I’m passionate about the seafood industry, and excited to dedicate my time and experience to accelerate the development of companies in the industry and create a one-stop shop for seafood competency.”
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