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, adding: 

"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. 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,” says Knut Nesse.

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.