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Kristian Botnen has been appointed as the new COO for AKVA group Sea Based Nordic. He has previously been both CEO and COO in Lingalaks and is educated in business and management from BI Bergen where he has an MSc Executive Master of Management. Botnen will be part of AKVA group's corporate management team.

“This is an exciting new hire for AKVA group. Kristian has a unique experience in farming. He knows the subject, the industry, and AKVA group. I am sure he will bring us a lot of valuable knowledge and drive us forward. I look forward to having him on the team," says CEO of AKVA group Knut Nesse.

“I can't wait to join AKVA group. The company develops technology and solutions that bring the industry forward, and they have interesting plans for the future. It will be exciting to meet new colleagues and contribute to further growth," says Kristian Botnen.

He will start his job on August 1.