Mowi executive to lead Grieg Seafood operations in Newfoundland

Elizabeth Barlow has nearly thirty years of operational and management experience in the aquaculture industry.
Elizabeth Barlow will start in her new role on July 8th.

Elizabeth Barlow will start in her new role on July 8th.

Grieg Seafood

Grieg Seafood has hired Elizabeth Barlow as the new Regional Director of its Newfoundland operations. She has almost thirty years of operational and management experience in the aquaculture industry and will start on July 8th.

Regarding this hiring, the CEO of Grieg Seafood, Andreas Kvame, explained: "Elizabeth has extensive operational and management experience spanning from biology and salmon farming to governmental roles in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. I am glad to have Elizabeth on board and confident that she is the right person to lead our local team in developing our Newfoundland region gradually and responsibly."

Previously, Barlow occupied senior management roles in Mowi Canada East and the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Also, she has worked with Miawpukek First Nation on marine and aquatic projects.

Finally, the new Regional Director expressed: "I am excited to join Grieg Seafood Newfoundland in continuing to build on their successes. I look forward to developing the significant opportunity that Newfoundland has to be a leader in sustainable aquaculture production and to supporting the rural economies of the province."

As the company confirmed in its last report, the first harvest in Newfoundland consisted of a high share of superior-quality fish. The total harvest volume for the quarter was 5,320 tonnes, with an impressive realized price of NOK 85.0 per kg.

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