Benchmark names new sales manager for Iceland

Sverre Voremedal, Sales and Technical Manager for Iceland and the Faroe Islands, Benchmark Group

Aquaculture biotech business Benchmark has appointed Sverre Vormedal as the company’s Sales and Technical Manager for Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

Prior to joining Benchmark, he served as Biological Controller at Arnarlax, the Icelandic farming company. His previous experience includes work in service boats, fish farms, sales logistics, and quality management throughout the industry.

Vormedal has lived in Reykjavik, Iceland since May 2021 and will work out of Benchmark’s office in Hafnarfjördur, Iceland.

Vormedal stated, “I consider Benchmark to be a leading and innovative player in the aquaculture industry. I am particularly impressed with their achievements in genetics and fish health.”

He added, “I look forward to joining the commercial team at Benchmark, where I will be responsible for our genetics customers in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. My goal is to provide sales and technical support, strengthening our position in these regions. I am excited to work closely with our customers, helping them find solutions that boost productivity and sustainability in their operations.”

Sverre Vormedal will report to Kate Furhovden Stenerud, Commercial Director Salmon at Benchmark. She said: “The team and I are excited to welcome Sverre on board. Iceland is a growing market for genetics, and we are confident that Sverre possesses the skills and experience necessary to effectively support our customers in this region, as well as in the Faroe Islands.”

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