Board of Directors

Atle Eide

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Eide holds the position as senior partner in HitecVision. From 2003 to 2007 he was the CEO of Marine Harvest ASA and one of its predecessors Pan Fish ASA. 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.

Margrethe Hauge

Member of the Board

Margrethe Hauge is a partner at H&O Industrier AS, which provides strategic business development and change management services to international companies. Until 2018, Ms Hauge was employed at MRC Global Inc as Regional Managing Director with responsibility for the Nordic region and Germany. She has previously held executive management positions at TTS Group ASA and Kverneland Group ASA, and started her career as a trainee with Hydro Seafood AS. Margrethe Hauge has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Mannheim in Germany, and has served on the boards of a wide variety of commercial enterprises and voluntary organisations. She has been a member of the board of SalMar ASA since 6 June 2017.

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.

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.

Tonje E. Foss

Member of the Board

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.

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.

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.