Innovasea names Rudi Seim Managing Director of Norway Operations

Experienced global aquaculture professional Rudi Seim moves to aquatech firm Innovasea from Benchmark Genetics, where he was head of production for Norway as well as head of global fish health.
Rudi Seim is Innovasea's new managing director of its Bergen, Norway office.
Rudi Seim is Innovasea's new managing director of its Bergen, Norway office.Photo: Innovasea.

Aquaculture and fish tracking technology company Innovasea has appointed Rudi Seim as the new managing director of its Bergen, Norway office, the company revealed yesterday.

Seim joins Innovasea after a successful tenure at Benchmark Genetics, where he served most recently as Head of Production Norway, and earlier as Head of Global Fish Health.

“Rudi was an ideal choice to lead our Norwegian business,” said Innovasea CEO David Kelly.

“Not only does he have a great understanding of the market and strong contacts throughout the industry, but his background in genetics and egg production brings another area of expertise to Innovasea.”

With over 15 years of experience in the global aquaculture industry, Seim will assume responsibility for all Norway-based operations at Innovasea. His role will encompass overseeing business development, sales, field service, and customer support.

Seim moves from genetics and egg production at Benchmark to cutting-edge aquatech at Innovasea

"This is a fantastic opportunity and I'm thrilled to be joining the team at Innovasea," Seim said.

“I’ve long been impressed by Innovasea’s commitment to R&D and its ability to drive technological advancements in the fish farming industry, and now I’ll get to be a part of that from the inside," he added.

Seim holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and administration and a Master of Science in executive management, both from the Norwegian School of Economics. He also has a master’s degree in aquamedicine from the University of Bergen.

Seim joins Innovasea's workforce of over 275 employees worldwide. The technology company specialises in full end-to-end solutions for fish farming and aquatic species research. These include high quality robust equipment, expert consulting services, and innovative platforms and products for data and monitoring.

Rudi Seim is Innovasea's new managing director of its Bergen, Norway office.
TalentView: David Kelly, Innovasea

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