Dr. Diane Morrison has been appointed the role for Marine Harvest’s operations in BC, Canada.
Dr. Morrison replaces Vincent Erenst, who is departing the company after leading the company for the past 12 years according to a press release.
Dr. Morrison is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and has 25 years’ experience in salmon production. She has led Marine Harvest Canada’s Fish Health and Food Safety Department in Western Canada for 18 years.
“I am very passionate about our business, the health of both wild and farm-raised fish, and about the great team we have at Marine Harvest Canada. I am exited to share my experience and build a sustainable future together for our local communities,” said Dr. Morrison.
Dr. Morrison is a resident of Campbell River B.C, having lived and worked in the area for more than 25 years. She studied for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Ontario Veterinary College, has served on multiple research teams publishing on aquaculture and wild salmon in British Columbia, and has also been an active participant in the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS) process managed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Dr. Morrison will begin her new role within Marine Harvest immediately.