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13.01.2022

Cermaq Chile announces new Managing Director

With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Pedro Courard, current Production Director of the company, becomes the new Managing Director of Cermaq Chile. He replaces Steven Rafferty who becomes the new CEO of Cermaq Group, based in Oslo, Norway, starting 1 March 2022.

Pedro Courard takes up the position as managing director of Cermaq Chile from 1 March.

Pedro is an industrial civil engineer from the University of Chile and has an MBA from the University of Tulane, USA. In addition, he has worked in the salmon industry for more than 20 years, holding senior management positions in the areas of Processing and Farming in Invertec, Scale Chile, Multi X and since 2019 as Production Director of Cermaq Chile.

“I am pleased to announce that Pedro Courard will be the new General Manager of Cermaq Chile as of March. Pedro is definitely the right person for this challenge, with his extensive knowledge of the industry and he has given an immense contribution to the teamwork of the management team and staff, and leading the Production Area thanks to his excellent management and planning skills. He will have my full support, and that of the Cermaq Group, to continue consolidating and improving Cermaq Chile” says Steven Rafferty.

For his part, Pedro Courard states: “I am very happy to take on this challenge in a company like Cermaq, a leader in the industry both nationally and globally. My intention is to continue the work started by Steven, which has allowed us to improve our results in all aspects.

Pedro Courard will take over as General Manager as of March 1.

Press contacts

Lars Galtung

Lars Galtung

Director of Sustainability and Communication

lars.galtung@cermaq.com

+4798214812

Astrid Vik Aam

Astrid Vik Aam

Communications Manager

astrid.aam@cermaq.com

+47 924 90 676

+47 924 90 676

Lise Bergan

Lise Bergan

Head of Communication

lise.bergan@cermaq.com

+47 932 51 114

+47 23 68 50 30

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