AKVA Group has made Knut Nesse its chief executive on a permanent basis.

AKVA tightens the Knut

Aquaculture supplier AKVA Group has appointed Knut Nesse as chief executive on a permanent basis, it said today.

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Nesse joined the Norwegian company’s board of directors in May and served as the chairperson from August 16 until he was appointed as interim chief executive on November 4 following the resignation of Hallvard Muri.

Nesse is a former chief executive of feed manufacturers Skretting and Nutreco.

AKVA, headquartered in Bryne, Norway, has a Scottish base in Inverness and others in Chile, Denmark, Spain, Greece, Iran, Iceland, Canada, Australia and Turkey.