Erlend Sødal to leave Skretting

11 February 2020

Skretting/Jan Inge Haga

Erlend Sødal has resigned from his roles as Operations Director for Skretting Group, and Managing Director of Skretting Norway and Australia.

After working with Skretting for 25 years, Erlend will pursue new opportunities outside the company. Erlend has been a dedicated member of our Skretting team and a significant contributor to the success of the company.

Therese Log Bergjord, Skretting CEO says “Erlend has made a significant contribution to Skretting and the aquaculture industry over the years. We wish him every success for the future.”

Håvard Walde, Finance Director of Skretting Norway has been Erlend’s deputy for the past 8 years and will take the interim position as General Manager of Skretting Norway to ensure a smooth transition for the company.

Melissa Abbott will continue as General Manager for Skretting Australia, and will now report directly to Therese Log Bergjord.

Erlend Sødal has worked for Skretting since 1995. The last period as Managing Director for Skretting Norway and cluster manager for Norway and Australia. Sødal holds a master in Technology Management and a master in Industrial Economics, both from NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Skretting/Jan Inge HagaHåvard Walde has been the Financial Director of Skretting Norway since 2008 and deputy to the Managing Director for Erlend Sødal since 2012. Walde has been in the aquaculture industry since 2014 and has experience from Panfish and Ernst & Young. Walde holds a master in business and administration and is a certified public accountant from NHH Norwegian School of Economics.