Board of directors

The Board of Directors has the overall responsibility for the management of Hofseth BioCare. This includes a responsibility to supervise and exercise control of the Company’s activities. The term of office for members of the Board of Directors is two years.

Ola Holen

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Holen (born 1961) has served as an alternate member of the Board of Directors in Hofseth BioCare since June 2011 and has served as a member of the Board of Directors in Hofseth BioCare since incorporation until June 2011. Mr. Holen has extensive experience in the fishery and food industry and prior to joining Hofseth BioCare, Mr. Holen held various positions in Pan Fish ASA, including amongst others group chief executive, director of the fish farming and fish processing division and chief financial officer. Furthermore Mr. Holen held the position as chief financial officer of the Rolls Royce propulsion division in Norway and established KPMG Consulting in Ålesund. Mr. Holen owns 30% of the shares in Seafood Farmers Holding AS which in 2008 established the Hofseth Group with Hofseth AS.

 Mr. Holen holds a Master of Science in Business and Economy from the Norwegian School of Management.

 Mr. Holen currently holds the following directorships, supervisory or leading management positions (other than positions in the Company and/or its subsidiaries):


 Furthermore, Mr. Holen has previously held the following directorships, supervisory or leading management positions during the last five years (other than positions in the Company and/or its subsidiaries):

  • Hofseth International AS – Board Member
  • Seafood Farmers of Norway – Board Member
  • Hofseth AS – Board Member
  • Syvde Eiendom AS – Chairman of the Board
  • Ventiq AS – Chairman of the Board
  • Numero Consultants AS – Chairman of the Board
  • Paso AS – Chairman of the Board
  • Seafood Products Ltd. – Board Member
  • Seafood Farmers of Norway AS - CEO
 

Christoph Baldegger

Board Member

Mr. Christoper Baldegger a Swiss citizen. Mr. Baldegger was elected as a member of the Board of Directors in Hofseth BioCare in May 2015. Since 2008 he is founding member, board member and managing director of Bonafide. From 2004 to 2008 he was a member of the management of a private equity company, where he was co-responsible for the setup of real asset investments in the fields of fish farming, farming and timber. From 1998 to 2004 he was able to put his know-how into practice in research, development and advisory services as well as a fund manager at Swiss private banks. From 1990 to 1998 he worked as an investment banker in Switzerland and London. Christoph Baldegger is a certified European financial analyst (CEFA). Mr. Baldegger has expertise in aquaculture and fishery; attendance of a Specialized Professional Training FBA on aquaculture at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences; holding of own fishing grounds by lease; international experience and network in different fields; establishment of an aquaculture in South America; leadership skills and marketing expertise; establishment of Bonafide; launch of the Bonafide Global Fish Fund and Deep Blue Ventures Fund.

Overview of directorships, partnerships and management positions
Current:
  • Hofseth BioCare ASA, Board member
  • Bonafide, Switzerland – Board member and CEO;
  • Bonafide Hong Kong Ltd., Hong Kong - Director

Past five years:

  • None, except for current positions

     

 

Henriette Godø Heggdal

Lab Manager and Board member

Mrs. Henriette Godø Heggdal (born 1981) is Laboratory leader in Hofseth BioCare.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS/EMPLOYMENT

  • Hofseth Biocare ASA – Laboratory leader/ Quality leader   2010 -
  • Molde hospital- department for Medical Biochemistry   2010-05 – 2010-12
  • Green Earth Industries – Laboratory leader/ Quality leader  2008-04 – 2009-04
  • Molde hospital- department for Medical Biochemistry  2006-12 – 2008-04
  • Molde hospital- department for Medical Biochemistry (Temp.)  2003-05 – 2005-10
  • Children’s Allergy program in Trondheim NTNU – part-time  2003-09 – 2004-06

EDUCATION
• Høgskolen i Sør Trøndelag- Bioengineer (authorization)    2001-2004

 

Torill Standal Eliassen

Board Member

Mrs. Eliassen was elected as a member of the Board of Directors in Hofseth BioCare in May 2015. Mrs. Eliassen has a diploma in international marketing and exports from BI Norwegian Business School and Ecole Superieure de Commerce in France. Her main experience is within sales and marketing from the Pharmaceutical Industry in Norway, France, Belgium and Luxemburg. In Mrs Eliassens career she has been a part of several company acquisitions, mergers and cultural changes within Nycomed- Amersham, Amersham Health and General Electrics. After more than 10 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Mrs. Eliassen converted into the IT- business in 2014 where she currently holds the position as Sales- and Marketing Director in Avento as.

Overview of directorships, partnerships and management positions
Current:

  • Avento AS, sales and marketing director  
Past five years:
  • None, except for current positions