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Salmar reports Q1 earnings ahead of forecast, picks new CEO


Wednesday, 11 May 2016 

Salmar Asa : Salmar q1 revenues nok 2.0 billion (Reuters poll 1.8 billion) . Salmar q1 ebit before adjustments nok 566.5 million (Reuters poll nok 460 million) . Salmar expects to harvest 131,000 tonnes in norway in 2016 (Reuters poll 132,000 tonnes) versus previously 133,000 tonnes . Company also expects strong results in forthcoming quarters of 2016 . Based on estimates of standing biomass, company expects a decrease in global supply of atlantic salmon of 7 per cent in 2016 . has appointed Trond Williksen new CEO . Williksen replaces Leif Inge Nordhammer, who, after serving as CEO during two periods that comprise a total of more than 17 years, has asked to be relieved of his duties . Williksen joins SalMar from AKVA Group, where he has served as CEO since 2011 .Williksen will take up the position as CEO of SalMar from 1 January 2017. Leif Inge Nordhammer will continue as CEO until further notice, and has agreed to take on assignments for the company thereafter.