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Matts Johansen
Matts Johansen

 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Before being named the CEO in 2015, Matts was the COO of Aker BioMarine. As the CEO of Aker BioMarine, Matts takes on a mission to discover, develop and commercialize the krill business. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine in 2009, he was the CMO at Telefonica O2. Before that he studied at Oslo University College and Columbia University.

Todd Norton
Todd Norton

EVP Superba Sales

Todd has been with Aker BioMarine since 2010. He is responsible for global Superba sales. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, Todd was the President and COO at Sabinsa. He also has more than 35 years’ experience working in the nutraceutical industry. Todd has a B.A. degree in Business Management.

Kristine Hartmann
Kristine Hartmann

EVP Transformation

Kristine joined Aker BioMarine in 2011. She is responsible for increasing Aker BioMarine’s transparency, connecting the day-to-day operations with the company’s strategy and transforming the business to meet increasing expectations from customers, employees and other stakeholders. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, Kristine held several senior consulting positions at PwC and Accenture. Kristine has a Master’s degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and University of New Orleans.

Sigve Nordrum
Sigve Nordrum

EVP Qrill Sales

Sigve has been with Aker BioMarine since 2007. He is responsible for the sales, marketing and R&D for krill products for the animal and aquaculture markets globally. Prior to joining the company, Sigve worked at BioMar and the Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries. Sigve has a Master’s degree from the Norwegian School of Life Sciences and a PhD from the Norwegian Veterinary College.

Fredrik Nygaard
Fredrik Nygaard

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Fredrik has been with Aker BioMarine since 2009. He is responsible for the company’s Finance and Accounting function overseeing treasury, tax, legal, accounting and business intelligence. During his years at Aker BioMarine, Fredrik has led refinancing projects, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), listings and de-listings. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, he worked with the parent company Aker ASA. He has a Master’s degree from the Norwegian School of Management.   

Trond Atle Smedsrud
Trond Atle Smedsrud

EVP Innovation and Marketing

Trond Atle joined Aker BioMarine in 2015 to run the global marketing and communications department. He plays a central role in building the understanding of the end users of the company’s products and developing insight-driven concepts. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, Trond Atle worked in senior positions at Coca-Cola and PwC. Trond Atle has a Master’s degree from BI Norwegian School of Management.