InnovaFeed, the French firm leading insect producer for animal and plant nutrition, has announced the appointment of Alf-Helge Aarskog to its Board of Investors. Former CEO of MOWI and Lerøy Seafood Group, Aarskog holds an MSC in Fish Nutrition from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) and is a well-known expert in the agri-food industry.
Clément Ray, co-founder & CEO of InnovaFeed, has welcomed Aarskog by highlighting his extensive experience. “We are very pleased to welcome Alf-Helge onboard as our development gathers momentum. He is a highly experienced figure in the aquaculture and wider food industries, and his insights will be extremely valuable for our future expansion. We look forward to benefitting from his in-depth expertise and knowledge in our quest to feed the world of tomorrow with better nutrients”, he has said.
In the statements about his appointment, the new member of InnovaFeed’s Board of Investors has emphasized the company’s current stage of development, especially in terms of sustainability. “I’m delighted and excited to be joining the board at InnovaFeed. I believe that sustainable aquaculture is in dire need of highly performant protein sources to support its growth. In my view, InnovaFeed has developed the most scalable, sustainable and competitive value proposition on the market, and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the table to support them as they develop globally”, Alf-Helge Aarskog has said.
Sustainability is one of the key factors in the global biotech French company’s philosophy. Headquartered in Paris, France, InnovaFeed boasts more than 300 experts committed to providing healthy nutrition, tackling climate change, creating resilient ecosystems, and preserving biodiversity.