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Cermaq Increases Intercultural Competence


NORWAY - Aquaculture company, Cermaq, is to join up with Alarga. Alarga is engaged in enhancing the competitive advantages of Norwegian businesses through increasing companies intercultural competence.

CEO of Cermaq, Geir Isaksen, said: “In Cermaq we see an increasing need to attract talents with a diversified approach in terms of languages, cultural understanding and insight in international business. We are excited about the cooperation with Alarga”.

General manager of Alarga, Dilek Ayhan, says there is no coincidence in Cermaq being the first company within aquaculture on the list of influential business communities to cooperate with Alarga.

“Cermaq has understood it pays off to attract talents with a multicultural background. They look for long term competitive advantages, and it is therefore natural that the company becomes our first partner within aquaculture,” said Mr Ayhan.

Alarga already cooperates with key Norwegian companies as Orkla, DnB NOR, Telenor, Yara and Statkraft.

“Cermaq is a very exciting and innovative company. We are very content with having this leading company within aquaculture enter our team of partners,” said Chairman of Alarga, Erik Villum.