Norwegian trawler chief in surprise resignation – Fishupdate.com

Norwegian trawler chief in surprise resignation Published:  28 May, 2014

Olav Holst-Dyrnes

Olav Holst-Dyrnes has announced  that he is resigning  as Chief Executive Officer of the Norwegian trawler company Havfisk. Holst-Dyrnes has accepted an offer to take over as Chief Executive Officer in the Norwegian furniture group Ekornes ASA.

Havfisk said it has over the last years gone through a transition from being a part of a vertical integrated seafood company, to being a pure harvesting company.Havfisk’s trawler fleet is modernised and recently the company took delivery of the last of three new built trawlers. These new trawlers represent the most modern fishing vessels in the world. The transition of the company has taken place in close co-operation between the Board, the administration and the employees and has resulted in a significantly strengthening of the company’s operations.The board said it wished  to thank Holst-Dyrnes for his effort in the period he has been the CEO and wishes him all the best in his new position.

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