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Akva Group ASA (AKVA.OL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hans Mong

2013 Chairman of the Board

Hallvard Muri

56 2016 Chief Executive Officer

Anne Breiby

60 2007 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Simon Nyquist Martinsen

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Trond Severinsen

52 2003 Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Operations Officer Export

Andrew Campbell

50 2009 Chief Operations Officer Americas

Inge Forseth

45 2014 Chief Operations Officer Technology & Software

Per Hjetland

55 2010 Chief Operations Officer Nordic

Morten Nielsen

52 2016 Chief Operations Officer Land Based

Anthony James

2015 Director

Carina Jensen

Director, Employee Representative

Tore Obrestad

Director, Employee Representative

Aino Olaisen

2015 Director

Henrik Schultz

Director, Employee Representative

Frode Teigen

54 2009 Director

Nils Viga

2014 Director

Evy Vikene

2014 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hans Mong

Mr. Hans Kristian Mong has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Akva Group ASA since May 14, 2013. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since May 9, 2012. He is Chairman of the Board in Egersund Group. In addition he holds Chairman positions in several companies, including Egersund Net and Egersund Tral.

Hallvard Muri

Mr. Hallvard Muri has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Akva Group ASA effective as of November 4, 2016. He was the CEO of Aker BioMarine AS for more than 6 years before he left the company in June 2015. Before joining Aker BioMarine, Mr. Muri had extensive experience serving in various senior management positions in Aker group companies from 2002 onwards. He has more than 25 years of senior management experience from a variety of different industries as well as fisheries and aquaculture related sectors. He holds an MsC (Sivilokonom) from BI/Norwegian Business School.

Anne Breiby

Mrs. Anne Breiby has served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of AKVA Group ASA since December 11, 2007. She has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since September 25, 2006. She holds a Cand. Scient degree in Fishery biology from Tromso University. She held positions in the Norwegian Fishfarmer´s Association and Regional Fishery Administration before serving as a Political advisor for fishery and industry matters in Parliament and Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Industry and Energy. She has broad experience from serving as a Board member for several companies and institutions. Amongs these are Ulstein group ASA, Folketrygdfondet, Sparebanken More, Innovation Norway, Nowegian Research Council, REM ASA, Kongsberg Satellite Service AS, Scandinavian Business Seating AS and Fiskeribladet Fiskaren AS.

Simon Nyquist Martinsen

Mr. Simon Nyquist Martinsen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of AKVA Group ASA, effective as of February 23, 2017. He comes from the position as CFO in Constructor Group AS.

Trond Severinsen

Mr. Trond Severinsen has served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operations Officer Export at AKVA Group ASA since 2003. He joined the AKVA Group in 1993 as General Manager for the Company’s operations in Canada, a role he held until 2003. He has worked within sales, marketing and Research and Development related to technology for the fish-farming industry since early 1984. He had previously worked for Sea Farm Trading between 1984 and 1990, setting up its Canadian office in 1987. He later ran his own business until 1993.

Andrew Campbell

Mr. Andrew Campbell has served as Chief Operations Officer Americas at AKVA Group ASA since September 24, 2009. He joined the AKVA Group in 2000, and has been General Manager in Chile from 2009. From 1989 to 2000, he worked as Production Manager in the salmon industry in New Zealand for the New Zealand Salmon Company Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Victoria University of Wellington.

Inge Forseth

Mr. Inge Forseth has been appointed Chief Operations Officer Technology & Software at AKVA Group ASA effective as of the second half of 2014. His professional career includes national and international managerial positions in companies like Eltek, Autronica and Glen Dimplex. He holds extensive experience from a range of technological fields, covering both the hardware as well as the software area. Inge holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

Per Hjetland

Mr. Per Andreas Hjetland has served as Chief Operations Officer Nordic in AKVA Group ASA since September 2010. He joined the Company in 2008. Prior to this, he held several senior positions in international companies. He has experience in industrial technologies, business operations, sales and marketing. He studied at Technical School of Stavanger.

Morten Nielsen

Mr. Morten Nielsen has been Chief Operations Officer Land Based at AKVA GROUP ASA since August 2016. Prior to this position, Morten has held the position as CEO and founder of Aquatec Solutions A/S since 2004. During his 20 year long career he also has experience as R&D Manager and Operations Manager for DIAT/Cimbria Aquatec. Morten holds a Master of Science in Aquaculture from Aalborg University.

Anthony James

Mr. Anthony James has been Director of Akva Group ASA since May 8, 2015. He is Chief Investment Officer in Wheatsheaf. He joined Wheatsheaf from Grosvenor, where he spent five years as Group Corporate Finance Director. Prior to Grosvenor, Anthony was Head of Energy & Natural Resources M&A at KPMG Corporate Finance where he led a wide range of acquisition, disposal and other strategic advisory assignments across the sector. His previous roles have included senior finance and corporate development positions at Philips Electronics, both in the Netherlands and China.

Carina Jensen

Ms. Carina Jensen serves as Director, Employee Representative at AKVA GROUP ASA. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Micro technology from Buskerud and Vestfold University College. She has been employed in Plastsveis AS since 2012 as a quality manager, where she also is a board member. Carina has previous experience from REC Wafer Norway AS.

Tore Obrestad

Mr. Tore Obrestad is Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Akva Group ASA. He is currently Technical Manager Nordic in Akva Group ASA. He joined the Company in 1988. For four years he was lecturer at a college of further education. He has qualification as electro-automation systems engineer at technical college and completed and educational science program at UIS.

Aino Olaisen

Mrs. Aino Kristin Lindal Olaisen has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Akva Group ASA since May 8, 2015. She previously served as Member of the Company's Board from May 9, 2012 until May 7, 2014. She studied at the Norwegian College of Fishery Science at Universitetet i Tromso, and she has also studied History and Spanish. Mrs. Olaisen is a Director of the Board in several sea based companies, amongst others Nova Sea. She is also Head of the general assembly at Sparebankstiftelsen Helgeland.

Henrik Schultz

Mr. Henrik A. Schultz serves as Director, Employee Representative at AKVA GROUP ASA. He earned a cand. mag. degree in biology/aquaculture at NTNU in 2003, and was first employed in AKVA group in 2007. He is currently employed as biological consultant working with the Fishtalk software. Henrik has previous experience from SATS, Eniro and private startup projects.

Frode Teigen

Mr. Frode Teigen has been Member of the Board of Directors of AKVA Group ASA since June 10, 2009. He is private investor and is on the Board of Directors of several Norwegian companies.

Nils Viga

Mr. Nils Viga has been Member of the Board of Directors of Akva Group ASA since May 7, 2014. He has three years education in Aquaculture from Sogn og Fjordane University College and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bergen. He has held various management positions in Marine Harvest and Hydro Seafoods. He is currently working with development projects in his family business, related to the aquaculture industry. He holds the position as Chairman of the Board in Fister Smolt and he is a Director of the Board in Blue Planet.

Evy Vikene

Mrs. Evy Vikene has been Member of the Board of Directors of Akva Group ASA since May 7, 2014. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Aquaculture and Environmental Engineering from the University of Stavanger and an Executive Master of Management from the Norwegian Business School. She worked 10 years in various positions in Nutreco ARC before she joined Skretting AS where she held various management positions with domestic and global responsibility. Since early 2013 to mid 2015 she held the position as Head of Development in Fretex Norge AS. She has since mid 2015 held a position in Skretting AS. She is a Director of the Board in Fretex Midt-Norge AS.

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