Einar Wathne Appointed to Head up Ewos
Einar Wathne has been appointed leader of the EWOS group as Cermaq’s COO Feed. Einar has been acting in this position since February 15, when Kjell Bjordal stepped down
March 26, 2013
Einar Wathne has been appointed leader of the EWOS group as Cermaq’s COO Feed. Einar has been acting in this position since February 15, when Kjell Bjordal stepped down. With the appointment of Einar, EWOS has got a leader with an outstanding knowledge of the industry and the organization and who encompasses qualities and competence for future development of EWOS as a central part of Cermaq.
\"We will develop the Group as a stronger entity with greater degree of interaction between the units where we can better realize the synergies in being a coordinated feed and farming company. At the same time EWOS’ unique position and operating mode will remain. Einar is exceptionally well qualified for this task, and he will be a valuable addition to Cermaq’s central management team\", said Jon Hindar.
Einar has a long career in EWOS. In 1986 he started as fish feed consultant in Norsk Landbrukskjemi, today a part of EWOS Norway, and he has been researcher in EWOS Innovation, acting MD in EWOS Scotland and EWOS Norway, and since 2006 he has been deputy COO Feed.
\" I have spent my entire adult work life in the salmon industry and I am motivated and proud to contribute in a new role to the further development of the most resource friendly and healthy food production there is\", said Einar Wathne.