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Tanja Hoel, director of Hatch Blue Norway, has joined the Biomega Group’s board of directors.

Tanja Hoel's main job is as a director of Hatch Blue Norway

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Biomega upcycles salmon waste into premium food and pet food ingredients and recently opened their state-of-the-art purpose-built salmon biorefinery in Hirtshals, Denmark.

Hoel has worked with the Norwegian salmon farming industry for more than 20 years and in her role with Hatch advises on strategy and investment opportunities in the global aquaculture market.

“I am honored to join Biomega Group and the next growth stage. Biomega has a strong sustainable offering to the aquaculture industry, with the reuse of high-quality raw materials into new value-added markets. I am looking forward to further developing Biomega as an integral part of the industry sustainability efforts,” said Hoel in a press release.

“We are very excited to have an aquaculture expert and entrepreneurial capacity like Tanja joining Biomega to support our continued expansion and innovation journey as a valued ingredients partner for the health and nutrition industry,” stated Sten Estrup, chairperson of the board of directors at Biomega Group.

Tanja Hoel replaces Liv Monica Stubholt, partner at Selmer, who has been an independent director and board member at Biomega Group since 2017. Stubholt has chosen to focus on her ESG and Compliance law practice and her energy Board positions; latest Vår Energy and Morrow Batteries.