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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Chief Officer People & External Affairs
Hege joined Aker BioMarine in 2016. 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, Hege was a Senior consultant for organizational development at DNV GL. Hege has a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Oslo.
A self-described ‘boat guy’, Webjørn Barstad has jumped on board a new mission as Executive Vice President, responsible for Aker BioMarine’s offshore krill harvesting operations. Barstad has spent his entire career within the seafood industry, most recently serving as the CEO for Lerøy Havfisk (ocean fisheries) and Lerøy Norway Seafoods (shorebased processing), and COO at Lerøy Seafood Group. Webjørn has an MSC in International Banking and Financial Studies from Heriot-Watt University Business School, Edinburgh.