Olav Andreas Ervik has resigned from the board of Icelandic Salmon after joining Utror, a new company set up by Norwegian salmon producer Lovundlaks.
In a stock market announcement released on Monday, Icelandic Salmon chairman Kjartan Olafsson stated that Ervik has “requested to withdraw” from his board role “following his recent appointment.”
“On behalf of the board of Icelandic Salmon, we wish him all the best on his new project and thank him for his professional work and constructive dialogue with the board and management of Icelandic Salmon AS,” Olafsson said.
Ervik “will step down as a member of the board of Icelandic Salmon AS with immediate effect. A new board member will be elected at the latest at the company’s next AGM,” Olafsson added.
46-year-old Ervik announced his new role back in August. He previously served asSalMar CEO, a role he left in 2019, being replaced by Gustav Witzoe after only 1.5 years in the role. Across his over 25 years in the industry, Ervik has worked in management rolls at Leroy Hydrotech, Leroy Midnor, SalMar and Scottish Seafarms