Johannessen will take up the post from September 3rd in IFFO’s London Headquarters, following the departure of the outgoing Director General Andrew Mallison in July.
IFFO’s President Eduardo Goycoolea welcomed the appointment saying “the IFFO Board is thrilled to welcome Petter to the IFFO family. With his extensive managerial experience in strategic and procurement roles, Petter’s work with multi stakeholders across our industry, and his already close relationship with IFFO, will make for a winning formula in this important role.”
Johannessen was previously Global Business Director for Risk and Management Sourcing at Cargill Aqua Nutrition and before that Supply Chain Director and Global Sourcing and Purchasing lead at EWOS Group.
“I am excited to be joining such a professional organization and working with the IFFO team in support of this fascinating and dynamic industry,\" stated Johannessen. \"IFFO’s in a unique position by representing a diverse cross section of businesses from the aquaculture and animal feed industries. I look forward to continuing Andrew’s legacy, focusing on IFFO’s evidence based approach in communicating the vital importance of marine ingredients and the responsible practices of the industry. \"