Norwegian company AKVA group involved in the subsea salmon farming concept ‘Atlantis’ has appointed Hallvard Muri as new group CEO.
Muri replaces Trond Williksen, who announced his resignation from AKVA group on May 11, 2016.
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, Muri had extensive experience serving in various senior management positions in Aker group companies from 2002 onwards.
“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 January 1, 2017.