Board of Directors

Atle Eide

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Eide holds the position as senior partner in Kverva. From 2003 to 2007 he was the CEO of Marine Harvest ASA and one of its predecessors Pan Fish ASA. In addition he has many years of experience from HitecVision. Mr. Eide’s previous work experience includes the CEO position of a number of listed and unlisted companies. Mr. Eide has also held a number of non-executive board positions in companies such as Fokus Bank, Acta, Cermaq and NRS. Mr. Eide has served as the Board Chair in SalMar ASA since 06.06.2017.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway
Independent: No

Margrethe Hauge

Member of the Board and Leader of the Audit and Risk Committee

Margrethe Hauge is CEO of Goodtech ASA and has held management positions within production, supply chain, service and sales in aqua, agriculture, maritime and oil & gas industries. She has held positions as CEO at Teknisk Bureau AS, Regional Managing Director – Nordic & Germany at MRC Global Inc. and Executive Vice President Services at TTS Group ASA. She has also held several management positions at Kverneland Group. Ms Hauge started her career as trainee at Norsk Hydro ASA. She is member of the board of Borregaard ASA and GIEK. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics & Business Administration, University of Mannheim, Germany.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway
Independent: Yes

Leif Inge Nordhammer

Member of the Board

Nordhammer was previously CEO in SalMar from 1996 to 2016, with a hiatus from 2011 to 2014. Today he works in his investment company LIN AS and is board member of Kverva AS. He has extensive experience from leadership positions from several companies within aquaculture and has been a part of the industry since 1985. Former companies include Sparebank 1 Midt-Norge, E. Boneng & Sønn, Frøya Holding AS/ and Hydro Seafood AS. Nordhammer has educational background for Norwegian Armed Forces, Trondheim Business School and University in Trondheim. Nordhammer joined the board of SalMar in June 2020.

Nordhammer owns both directly and indirectly 1,64% of the shares in SalMar ASA. He owns 99,1% of LIN AS which directly owns 1,12% of the shares in SalMar ASA and indirectly LIN AS owns 0,52% of the shares in SalMar ASA through its 1% ownershare in Kverva AS, which through through Kverva Industrier AS owns 52,46% of the shares in SalMar ASA.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway
Independent: No

Linda Litlekalsøy Aase

Member of the Board

Linda Litlekalsøy Aase is EVP Brownfield projects in Aker Solutions. The Norwegian joined Aker Solutions in April 2014 and has almost 20 years of industry experience, from technical management to a variety of leadership positions, including head of Aker Solutions’ maintenance, modifications and operations business in Norway. She holds a MSc in material technology from NTNU, and has studied business economics and management accounting at NHH. Linda L. Aase joined the board of SalMar June 2020.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway
Independent: Yes

Tonje E. Foss

Member of the Board and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Tonje Foss is strategy director in Enova. From 2017 to 2020 she was regionaldirector in Atea for region North. She has 19 years of experience from the oil industry from various positions and companies, including Kvaerner, Schlumberger and Aker BP. Foss has previously been board member in Buestiftelsen and Det Norske Oljeselskap, and currently is a board member in Sparebank 1 SMN. Tonje Foss joined the board of SalMar in June 2020.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway
Independent: Yes

Brit Elin Soleng

Employee representative

Ms. Soleng has worked in SalMar since March 2013 when she joined SalMar in the finance department as an administrative employee. Soleng has previous experience from administrative positions from, among others, Marine Harvest and Nutreco.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway

Jon Erik Rosvoll

Employee Representative

Mr. Rosvoll has worked in SalMar since 2006 and is currently working as a feed operator at the feed center on Smøla, in addition he has been union representative since 2007.

Nationality: Norwegian citizen, and resident in Norway