The Kingfish Company has a new CFO

    Jean-Charles Valette has strong expertise in corporate finance, process optimization, and transformation.

    The Kingfish Company has appointed Jean-Charles Valette as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1st, 2022. The proposal will take place at an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM), to be held later this year.

    Jean-Charles Valette – LinkedIn profile 

    Previously, Valette worked as the Vice-President of Finance of Dott, a fast-growing scale-up. Also, he worked as Senior Vice-President of Finance for CEVA Logistics. Here he was directly involved in raising USD 1.2 billion through a successful IPO on the SIX Swiss stock exchange. Besides, he has strong expertise in corporate finance, process optimization, and transformation.

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    As a result, Ohad Maiman, the CEO of stated: “I am very pleased to welcome Jean-Charles as our new CFO. He has a wealth of experience working with international teams and has lived in various countries across the world. His broad background will enable him to play a key role in driving our financial strategy and reinforcing our strong market position in the land-based aquaculture sector.”

    Above all, Valette confirmed the importance of this move: “The Kingfish Company is well positioned to grow its market leadership. Through a combination of continued cost discipline and a focus on further expansions, I am looking forward to contributing to the success of the company in the next phase of its growth plans.”

    Furthermore, the company reported an increase of 108% to €4.8 million in the second quarter of 2022. This corresponded to its high-value kingfish sales in Europe and the US.

    About The Kingfish Company

    The Kingfish Company aims to be a first-mover in technology-driven aquaculture and a market leader in the sustainable production of high-value marine seafood.

    It services the EU market daily with an optimally located site on the shores of the Oosterschelde marine nature reserve in the Netherlands. Also, it has a second site in development in Jonesport Maine for the US market.

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