New director for Nofima Ingredients
Trond Mork Pedersen (47) has been appointed Director of Nofima Ingredients in Bergen.
Pedersen currently runs his own consultancy firm.
He has 20 years’ marine business activity experience, including Marine Farms, the herring meal industry and the ensilage industry. His roles have included research and development, sales and marketing and Managing Director.
Pedersen graduated from the former Norwegian College of Agricultural Engineering, where he specialised in economics and nutrition.
At Nofima Ingredients, he will have the responsibility of building up an effective research unit with the main focus on feed and nutrition, analytical services and utilisation of by-products.
"I’m very motivated to get started," says Pedersen.
"Working on marine research in Bergen is very exciting and I look forward to playing a part in developing Nofima Ingredients into a central actor in the city’s rich research community."
"The scientists at Nofima Ingredients are extremely well recognised in the industry, and my job will be to develop this further so Nofima Ingredients becomes even more attractive to the aquaculture, fisheries and food industries."
Nofima’s CEO – President Ørjan Olsvik is extremely pleased to have Trond Mork Pedersen on board.
"We are very appreciative that we have succeeded in gaining the very best person for the job. Trond Mork Pedersen’s knowledge about the industry and research, together with his enthusiasm and go-ahead spirit, will be an extremely important factor in the development of an effective unit in Bergen. We are extremely pleased to have him on board."
Pedersen takes up his new position in the New Year.