Three percent of Norway’s Top 100 Young Leadership Talents works at Aker BioMarine

By Aker BioMarine, November 10, 2017

Three employees from Aker BioMarine have been nominated to the top 100 list for the Young Leadership Talents awards in Norway. 


Trond Atle Smedsrud, EVP Innovation and Marketing, took home “The Marketer of the Year” award.

Shauna McNeill, Director of Product Development, came in the top 10 list of the innovation category, and Luciana Slomp, Customer Care Director, came in the top 10 list of company developers. 

“People are the heart of Aker BioMarine, which is why attracting, fostering, and building talent are key to the company’s success. Bringing together experienced personnel and young staffers, generate innovative and sustainable solutions,”

Hege Spaun, HR Manager at Aker BioMarine.


Spaun believes young professionals, in particular, want to help solve global problems, such as scarce resources, food security, and health and climate challenges. “Because the company pursues sustainable, transparent resource practices and safeguards the marine ecosystem in which it operates, we appeal to like-minded talent.”

As a global company employing 25 nationalities, Aker BioMarine is proud of its diversity and uses its global network to recruit the best talent. 


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