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Aarskog joins "scalable, sustainable and competitive" InnovaFeed

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
14 March 2022, at 9:28am

InnovaFeed, the world’s largest producer of insect for aquafeeds, has today announced the appointment of Alf-Helge Aarskog, former CEO of Mowi, to its board of investors.

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Alf-Helge Aarskog, the former CEO of Mowi, has joined InnovaFeed's board

"We are very pleased to welcome Alf-Helge onboard as our development gathers momentum. He is a highly experienced figure in the aquaculture and wider food industries, and his insights will be extremely valuable for our future expansion. We look forward to benefitting from his in-depth expertise and knowledge in our quest to feed the world of tomorrow with better nutrients," said Clément Ray, co-founder and CEO of InnovaFeed, in a press release.

"I'm delighted and excited to be joining the board at InnovaFeed. I believe that sustainable aquaculture is in dire need of highly performant protein sources to support its growth. In my view, InnovaFeed has developed the most scalable, sustainable and competitive value proposition on the market, and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the table to support them as they develop globally," said Aarskog.

The 54-year-old holds an MSC in fish nutrition from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB). He is the former CEO of Mowi (2010 -2020) and Lerøy Seafood Group ASA (2009 - 2010),