Webjørn Barstad (born 1965)
Mr Barstad has been CEO of HAVFISK since 1 January 2015. Barstad managed daily operations at Strand Havfiske for four years before coming to HAVFISK, and his previous positions include department manager at Fiskebåtredernes Forbund (now Fiskebåt) and consultant at Norges Fiskarlag, and he started his career in production/sales in the fisheries company L.S. Larsen Eftf. in Ålesund in 1991. Webjørn Barstad was educated at Heriott-Watt University Business School in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he attained BA Hons. Business Organization and MSc International Banking and Financial Studies. Mr Barstad is a member of the boards of Fiskebåt (The organisation of the sea fishing fleet.
Eldar Kåre Farstad (born 1960)
CFO of HAVFISK AS since January 2012. He has been CFO of Harvesting since May 2011, and Senior Vice President/ Corporate Group Controller since May 2005. Mr Farstad has experience as CFO at West Fish Aarsæther AS, which was merged into HAVFISK AS (Aker Seafoods ASA) before the listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange in 2005. Mr Farstad is a Bachelor in Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School.
Tone Utseth Myklebust (born 1967)
Ms Myklebust has been responsible for sales of the company's trawl fish for many years and was appointed Sales Director in 2011. Ms Myklebust has been employed by HAVFISK AS since the company was formed (as Aker Seafoods) in 2005. Ms Myklebust was formerly employed at West-Fish Aarsæther AS from 1995; the company was merged into Aker Seafoods ASA in 2005. She holds a Bachelor degree from the College of Fishery Technology in Ålesund, specialising in fishing, ships administration and management. Ms Myklebust has also had post-graduate education at the Norwegian School of Economics.
Stein Oksnes (born 1966)
Mr Oksnes has been Technical Director of HAVFISK since June 2017. He is a graduate engineer at Maritime- and Technical College in Ålesund. Oksnes holds a master’s degree in marine engineering, including project management and shipbuilding. He is a certified engineer M1 and has 18 years of experience as officer in the Navy (Coast Guard), with education from the Officer Cadet School and the Naval Academy. Over the years Mr Oksnes has occupied various positions at sea and on mainland, both as engineer, fleet inspector and project manager. Mr Oksnes also has experience as an inspector for sailing ships and new constructions from Det Norske Veritas. During the period 2006-2012 he was the head of new constructions at Fiskerstrand Verft, including hull constructions in Lithuania and Latvia. From 2012 to 2015 he was responsible for hull construction for Fiskerstrand Verft in Turkey. During the period 2015-2017, he was Technical Chief of ADA Shipyard Turkey in Istanbul, hired from his own sole.
Ronny Vågsholm (born 1969)