The Board of Directors of AKVA group ASA has appointed Hallvard Muri (56) as new group CEO.
Muri was the CEO of Aker BioMarine AS for more than 6 years before he left the company in June 2015. Before joining Aker BioMarine, Mr. Muri had extensive experience serving in various senior management positions in Aker group companies from 2002 onwards. He has more than 25 years of senior management experience from a variety of different industries as well as fisheries and aquaculture related sectors. Muri holds an MsC (Siviløkonom) from BI/Norwegian Business School. Mr. Muri replaces Trond Williksen, who announced his resignation from AKVA group on 11 May 2016.
AKVA GROUP CEO WITH STRONG POSITION
In Hallvard Muri, AKVA group ASA has secured the service of a new CEO with tremendous experience and a strong position in the fisheries and aquaculture industries. At the same time, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Trond Williksen for his contribution to AKVA's development since taking up his position in 2010. With the appointment of Hallvard Muri, we intend to continue the company's positive trend going forward", says Hans Kristian Mong, Chairman of the Board of AKVA group.
Hallvard Muri will take up the position as CEO of AKVA group latest on 1 January 2017.