Aquaculture North America

BioMar designates new top execs in salmon division

January 15, 2019
By Aquaculture North America Staff

BioMar Group has announced a new vice-president of the salmon division as well as a new managing director in Norway. Both Paddy Campbell and Håvard Jørgensen were promoted internally from other executive management positions.

L to R: Paddy Campbell and Håvard Jørgensen.

The new vice-president of the salmon division Campbell comes from the position as managing director of the Scottish business unit and has previously been heading the global R&D function within BioMar Group. He has also been one of the main drivers establishing a solid BioMar business footprint in Australia. He has been working for BioMar since 1998, where he started as product developer.

The new managing director in Norway, Jørgensen, will be promoted from a position as Global R&D Director. Based in Trondheim, he has been heading the global R&D organization since 2015 and has a very solid insight in to the Norwegian industry through his R&D work within salmon as well as through his work heading the Norwegian industry organization “Sjømatbedriftene,” the company said in a release. 

“The Salmon Division comprises a very important part of our business and we consider the division a vital driver of our innovation and sustainability efforts,” said Carlos Diaz, chief executive officer of BioMar Group. “I look very much forward to continuing the positive development of our products and services within the world of salmon.”

The current vice-president of the salmon division, Jan Sverre Røsstad is leaving BioMar Group after 12 years heading the Norwegian business unit as well as the salmon division. Røsstad will support the new management through a transition period to ensure a smooth business handover.


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