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Aker BioMarine appoints new EVP for Human Health & Nutrition business area

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Simon Seward has been appointed EVP of Human Health & Nutrition in Aker BioMarine ASA from today. He is an industry leader with broad experience from the nutraceutical and aquaculture sectors.

Seward will lead the company’s ambitious growth strategy for the Superba brand. He began working for Aker BioMarine in 2019 with the responsibility to grow QRILL Aqua sales in Asia and subsequently to lead global sales to the aquaculture sector.


“We are excited to welcome Simon as leader of our Human Health and Nutrition business. During his three years with us, he has proven that he is a capable leader and a valuable asset to our team. Simon will play a key role in the execution of our ambitious accelerated growth plan for Superba krill oil, said Matts Johansen, CEO of Aker BioMarine”.


“I am looking forward to leading the Superba team and bringing continued success to our key markets in the Americas, Asia and Europe, said Simon Seward. “We have high growth ambitions and compelling commercial strategies for Superba krill oil over the next few years. By 2025, we are aiming to double our topline and I am committed to lead the team to accomplish this goal.”


With three decades of international sales and marketing experience across a number of sectors, including the global nutrition and aquaculture markets for the last ten years, Seward brings an in-depth knowledge base of the global B2B nutritional market to his new position. Prior to working at Aker BioMarine, Seward worked with the Norwegian human nutrition group, Sana Pharma Holding, in a variety of management roles including the launch of the Algaliff astaxanthin business.


As EVP of Human Health & Nutrition, he will report to CEO Matts Johansen, who temporarily held the position.


For further information, please contact:
Carl Christian Bachke, Investor Relations
Mobile: +47 909 808 48
Email: carl.bachke@akerbiomarine.com


About Superba krill oil

Superba krill oil is extracted from the Antarctic krill and is an efficient delivery form of vital nutrients such as choline and omega-3s. It offers a range of health benefits to match the needs of health-conscious consumers, and the possibilities are limitless for our customers. Powered by phospholipids, Superba Krill ensures that omega-3s EPA & DHA and choline are delivered to parts of the body that need them the most, such as the brain, heart, eyes and liver.


About Aker BioMarine

Aker BioMarine is an Antarctic krill-harvesting company and leading biotech innovator developing krill-derived products for pharma, consumer health and wellness as well as animal nutrition. The company has a strong position in its industry and is the world's leading supplier of krill, the natural, powerful and health promoting source of nutrients from the pristine waters of Antarctica. Aker BioMarine is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange (AKBM). More information is available at www.akerbiomarine.com.