Hans Kristian Mong has decided to step down as Chairperson of the board of AKVA group, after leading the board for more than 6 years. Hans Kristian will continue as a board member of AKVA group.

Knut Nesse is appointed as new Chairman as of today. Knut Nesse has been a member of the board since May 2019 and has broad international experience from management roles within the seafood business. He served 6 years as CEO of Skretting (2006-2012) and more recently, 6 years as CEO of Nutreco (2012-2018).  

 “We are very pleased to welcome Knut as the new Chairman for AKVA Group says Hans Kristian Mong. Knut has extensive international experience from the global aquaculture sector and with a very good network. I’m very confident that he will add value and support the continuous growth of AKVA Group”

“I have known Hans Kristian and AKVA Group for many years says Knut Nesse. I have the highest respect for his passion for the aquaculture and fishery sector and I’m truly impressed by the development of AKVA Group as a leading technology company. I look forward to continue working with Hans Kristian as a board colleague and main shareholder. I am excited by the growth possibilities for AKVA Group supported by a very innovative technology platform for sustainable aquaculture”

It is with great pleasure AKVA group announces the new Chairperson, and at the same time,  AKVA group,  its board and administration, gratefully thanks Hans Kristian Mong for his long lasting efforts as Chairperson.

Dated: August 16th, 2019                   
AKVA group ASA

Web: www.akvagroup.com


Hallvard MuriChief Executive Officer
Phone:+47 51 77 85 00
Mobile:+47 91 58 07 50

Simon Nyquist MartinsenChief Financial Officer
Phone:+47 51 77 85 00
Mobile:+47 91 63 00 42


AKVA group is the leading provider of technology and services to the global fish farming industry and the only with global distribution. The products consist of software systems, operational equipment and sensor systems, feed systems, cage systems, nets, net cleaning systems, light systems and recirculation aquaculture systems.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 the Norwegian Securities Trading Act