SalMar has appointed Ulrik Steinvik as the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Steinvik has been in SalMar since 2006. He has held several leading positions in executive management where he has been Director of Business Improvement for the latest years.
Previously, the company announced that Gunnar Nielsen resigned as CFO. He came to the position last April, so, before his announcement, he had held it for 5 months. According to the company's statement, Nielsen will remain with the company until the end of 2022.
"I am pleased that Ulrik Steinvik has accepted the role as SalMar's new CFO. Ulrik and I have worked closely together in the management group for years. I look forward to continuing our close cooperation. Ulrik's extensive experience and expertise will be valuable in the further development of the company," said Frode Arntsen, CEO of SalMar ASA.
Before Steinvik joined SalMar, he served with Arthur Andersen Norway and Ernst & Young from 1998 to 2006. He graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business in 2002. Also, he holds the title of Norwegian state-authorized public accountant.
"I am excited and honored to take on the position as CFO of SalMar. I look forward to continuing to strengthen SalMar going forward," says Ulrik Steinvik.
SalMar is one of the world's largest producers of farmed salmon. Its farming activity is developed along the coast of Norway from Møre og Romsdal in the south to Troms of Finnmark in the north. InnovaMar, its main facility is co-located with the main office on Frøya in Trøndelag.
The company aims to safeguard the seas while maximizing the production at the terms of salmon. This includes contributing to the development of new technology so that we can continue to reduce the biological footprint of its production.