Frøya, 18February 2024
The board of directors(the "Board") of Ice Fish Farm AS (the "Company") has todaydecided to appoint Roy Tore Rikardsen as new CEO of the Company. Rikardsen hasextensive operational and management experience from the salmon farmingindustry. He has worked within the industry for 20+ years and has firsthandknowledge about salmon farming operations in cold waters from North of Norwayand Canada.
“We arelooking forward to further develop the Company and the industry in Iceland withRoy Tore as a part of our team. Icelandic salmon farming is still in an entrepreneurial phase and keyto success is excellent operations based on good animal welfare and safety forenvironment as well as for our dedicated employees. Roy Tore has extensiveexperience from all parts of the value chain and will contribute to furtherdeveloping our strong team on operations. He will be based on the east coast ofIceland”, says Asle Rønning, chair of the Company.
“Ice Fish Farmis part of a sustainable industry producing healthy food for a growing globalpopulation. I am looking forward to being a part of the dedicated ICE team. Togetherwe will strive to further develop the Company and give our contribution to new competitive jobs in Iceland as well asdevelopment of local societies where we have our operations”, says RoyTore
The Company'scurrent CEO, Guðmundur Gíslason, will continue as CEO until this date and thentransition to his new role within the Group, as also stated in the Company'sstock exchange notice on 10 September 2023. The Board extends its gratitude to Guðmundurfor his invaluable contribution by leading and developing the Company since itsinception.
Thisinformation is subject to the disclosure requirements in section 5-12 of theNorwegian Securities Trading Act.
For furtherinformation, please contact:
GuðmundurGíslason, CEO +354 89 60 426
About IceFish Farm
Ice Fish Farmis one of the leading salmon farmers in Iceland and one of few salmon farmersin the world with the highly sought after AquaGAP certification which ensuresenvironmentally-friendly production. Ice Fish Farm has a well-developed andfully integrated value-chain controlling all steps from hatchery to sales,enabling the group to provide its customer with a sustainable premium product.Ice Fish Farm is headquartered in Iceland.