Salmon Summit

Trondheim / 21 August 2019

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Put your questions to a hand-picked panel of seafood’s most experienced and knowledgeable individuals, learn and challenge their business strategies and discover what makes them tick.  

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Drew Cherry
IntraFish Media
Drew Cherry is the Editor-in-Chief of IntraFish Media, the world's largest seafood news and information provider. Cherry was born and raised in Alaska, and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis, and a Master’s in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California.
Ricardo Garcia
Vice Chairman
Salmones Camanchaca
Mr. García is an Economist from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Mr. García is a past Co-Chairman of the Global Salmon Initiative, and former President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Chile. Before joining Camanchaca, Mr. García served as President & CEO of the Latin America and the Caribbean Division of American Life Insurance Company (ALICO/AIG). He has been a teacher in areas of economics and finance at various Chilean universities.
Klaus Hatlebrekke
Norway Royal Salmon ASA
Klaus Hatlebrekke (1974) Chief Operating Officer Business development Klaus Hatlebrekke holds a Master degree in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Management. He was an analyst of the seafood sector at DnB Markets for more than 10 years. Hatlebrekke joined Norway Royal Salmon in April 2012.
Thor Hukkelås
Director Aquaculture R&D
Kongsberg Maritime
Graduated from Institute of Engineering Cybernetics at NTH (now NTNU) in 1976 and holds to-day a position as Director Business Development Aquaculture at Kongsberg Maritime. Thor has more than 40 years of experience in designing and leading large software intensive R&D programmes. The Guidance, Navigation & Control systems developed has been for the military and the offshore oil & gas market, including autonomous systems (air and sea) and especially Dynamic Positioning (DP) systems for ships. He has a strong engagement for the oceans and emphasise that aquaculture = biology + technology. He now works with the development of the next generation of sustainable open ocean aquaculture systems as demonstrated by Ocean Farm 1. He strongly believes in applying the “cybernetical approach” for developing good control and decision support systems and to focus on “how to maintain the human (and the fish) in the loop”.
Anne Osland
Head of Section
Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries
Head of The Licensing Section in the Directorate of Fisheries` Aquaculture Department. 58 years, educated as a social scientist from the University of Bergen with additional qualifications from NHH (Norwegian School of Economics) and University of Tromsø – Norwegian College of Fishery Science. More than 30 years of experience from aquaculture management. Responsible for the handling of applications for development licenses.
Dag Sletmo
Senior Vice President
Mr. Sletmo previously served as Head of Investor Relations at Cermaq, Seafood Analyst and Head of Research at ABG Sundal Collier, and Portfolio Manager and Head of Norwegian Equities at Nordea Investment Management. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and a degree in Economics and Business Administration (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics. Mr. Sletmo joined DNB Bank in 2014.