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The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) welcomed Aino Olaisen in a communiqué explaining her new role as co-chair of the GSI. Aino, who is the chair of the Nova Sea AS Board of Directors, will join Sady Delgado, the CEO of AquaChile following Regin Jacobsen’s mandate.

Aino stated that the challenges that the industry faces are not going to be solved on their own. Therefore, she indicated that with GSI’s model, sustainability improvements can be identified and implemented.

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“The landscape in which we operate is continuously changing,” said Aino. “I truly believe that the only way we can build a sustainable future for the industry with longevity is by working together.”

Aino Olaisen has marked a feminist milestone. She is the first woman to assume the position of co-chair of GSI, alongside CEO Sophie Ryan. Ryan remarked on the extensive experience and valuable perspective that Aino could provide to GSI. “[She] combines smart business thinking with a strong commitment to sustainability, local communities, and youth development. She added that his leadership position in the Norwegian salmon industry implied the development of combining best farming practices with effective policies based on transparency and continuous innovation.

About Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)

The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) is a leadership initiative of the world’s salmon farmers. Therefore, their focus is on achieving significant advances in the sustainability of the industry. Presently there are 22 companies such as Cermaq and AquaChile among others.

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