Seafood People partners with industry veteran

Editorial Staff

Management consulting and executive search firm Seafood People has announced a new partnership with Kjell Strøm, Managing Director of Fairassess.

This collaboration marks a strategic expansion for Seafood People, enhancing their influence and capabilities both in the Trondheim region and globally within the seafood sector.

Kjell Strøm brings significant expertise and a broad network to the partnership, expected to fortify Seafood People’s position as a leading industry consultancy. His background includes over 20 years in recruitment and leadership development across both the public and private sectors, where he has specialized in senior and middle management roles.

Strøm’s previous roles include being part of the executive team at Experis (now Jefferson Wells) and leading the recruitment department at The Assessment Company. His experience in these capacities has provided him with substantial insights into developing effective recruitment strategies and leadership development practices.

Per Håkon Stenhaug, CEO of Seafood People, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, noting that Strøm’s joining is set to enhance their service offerings and industry presence significantly. “This is a unique opportunity to combine our strengths and create value not only for our clients in Trondheim but also in other key markets,” said Stenhaug.

Kjell Strøm commented on his new role, emphasizing his commitment to creating enduring value by enhancing organizational and individual strengths, particularly through fostering relational and psychological flexibility in the workplace.

Seafood People is headquartered in Bergen, Norway, with a global reach that includes advisors in the U.K, New Zealand, and the U.S. The firm focuses on strategy, transactions, and executive recruitment specifically tailored for the seafood industry.


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