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New CEO Of Marine Harvest


NORWAY - Alf-Helge Aarskog has been appointed as the new CEO of Marine Harvest.

Mr Aarskog has broad experience from the salmon farming industry and is currently the CEO of the Lerøy Seafood Group ASA. His previous positions include Executive Vice President in Lerøy Seafood Group, Managing Director of Lerøy Midnor AS and Head of production in Fjord Seafood ASA, a company later merged with Marine Harvest.

Mr Aarskog holds an MSC in Aquaculture from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), and has supplementary management education from Harvard Business School.

"The Board of Directors of Marine Harvest is very pleased to welcome Alf-Helge Aarskog as the new CEO of the company. He is a well qualified manager with a strong track record within salmon farming and in-depth knowledge about the salmon farming industry ", says Chairman Ole-Eirik Lerøy of Marine Harvest.

Mr Aarskog will take up his position no later than 1 October 2010.