Paris, March 10, 2022 – InnovaFeed, the global biotech company and leading insect producer for animal and plant nutrition, today announced the appointment of the leading agri-food industry figure Alf-Helge Aarskog to its Board of Investors.
Clément Ray, co-founder & CEO of InnovaFeed:
“We are very pleased to welcome Alf-Helge onboard as our development gathers momentum. He is a highly experienced figure in the aquaculture and wider food industries, and his insights will be extremely valuable for our future expansion. We look forward to benefitting from his in-depth expertise and knowledge in our quest to feed the world of tomorrow with better nutrients.”
Alf-Helge Aarskog, commenting on his appointment:
“I’m delighted and excited to be joining the board at InnovaFeed. I believe that sustainable aquaculture is in dire need of highly performant protein sources to support its growth. In my view, InnovaFeed has developed the most scalable, sustainable and competitive value proposition on the market, and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the table to support them as they develop globally.”
Alf-Helge Aarskog, 54, holds an MSC in Fish Nutrition from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB). He is the former CEO of MOWI (2010 – 2020) and Lerøy Seafood Group ASA (2009 – 2010), respectively the largest and second largest salmon producers in the world. Prior to these positions, he was Executive Vice President at Lerøy Seafood Group ASA from 2006 to 2009, CEO of Lerøy Midnor AS (a subsidiary of Lerøy Seafood Group ASA) from 2004 to 2006, and Production Director at Fjord Seafood ASA (a company later merged with MOWI) from 2002 to 2004.