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Matts Johansen
Matts Johansen

 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Matts joined Aker BioMarine in 2009. Before being named the CEO in 2015, Matts was the Chief Operating Officer of Aker BioMarine. As the CEO of Aker BioMarine, Matts is on a mission to improve human and planetary health. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, he was the Chief Marketing Officer at Telefonica O2. Before that Matts studied at Oslo University College and Columbia University.

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Tim de Haas
Tim de Haas

EVP Human Health and Nutrition

Joining Aker BioMarine in 2010, Tim is responsible for global sales and marketing of the company’s Human Nutrition & Health products. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, Tim was a Management Consultant for Capgemini, working on market entry and growth strategies for a number of telecommunication companies in Europe and the Middle East. Tim has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Hamburg.

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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.

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Katrine Klaveness
Katrine Klaveness

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Katrine is the CFO of Aker BioMarine, responsible for the company’s Finance and Accounting function, overseeing treasury, tax, legal, accounting and business intelligence. She joined Aker BioMarine from Yara where she was CFO for the Production segment, and prior to that she spent more than 10 years in the Aker system in different senior corporate financial positions, including Aker ASA and Aker BP (formerly Det norske oljeselskap ASA). Katrine spent her first years in McKinsey & Company, and holds a Master’s from BI, the Norwegian Business School.

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Tone Lorentzen
Tone Lorentzen

EVP Supply Chain

Tone joined Aker BioMarine in 2015. She oversees Aker BioMarine’s entire supply chain from harvest to production, including the vessels in Antarctica, the krill oil factory in Houston, product quality and global logistics. Tone has 25 years of experience with global supply chain operations. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, Tone worked at Nycomed, Amersham, GE Healthcare and Trygg Pharma.

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AKBM_management pictures_Shauna Cecilie McNeill
Shauna Cecilia McNeill

EVP Innovation

Shauna has been with Aker BioMarine since 2017. She is responsible for the company’s new and on-going programs to research, develop and commercialize krill derived products and applications. Shauna has worked in a variety of strategy, product and business development roles including at Ecolab and the Boston Consulting Group. Shauna holds both an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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Sigve Nordrum
Sigve Nordrum

EVP Animal Health and Nutrition 

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.

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Todd Norton
Todd Norton

EVP Special Advisor

Todd has been with Aker BioMarine since 2010. He is responsible for strategic initiatives, as well as the company's operations in the U.S. Prior to joining Aker BioMarine, Todd was the President and COO at Sabinsa. He also has more than 40 years’ experience working in the nutraceutical industry. Todd has a B.A. degree in Business Management.

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Trond Atle Smedsrud
Trond Atle Smedsrud

EVP Strategic Investments

Trond Atle joined Aker BioMarine in 2015 and previously ran Aker BioMarine’s Marketing and Innovation department. in order to secure future relevance and financial growth for the company, in his current role Trond Atle is responsible for exploring, securing and growing new corporate investments. 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.

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