Gunnar Nielsen will stay on at Bakkafrost until a new CFO is appointed and there is a smooth handover. Photo: Bakkafrost.

Bakkafrost finance chief resigns

Gunnar Nielsen, chief financial officer of the Faroes’ biggest salmon farmer, Bakkafrost, has handed in his resignation, the company said in a market statement last night.

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Bakkafrost has accepted Nielsen’s resignation with regret and is beginning the search for his replacement.

The company has agreed with Nielsen that he will stay on until a new CFO is hired, to ensure a smooth handover.

Nielsen has been with Bakkafrost since late 2014.