Grieg appoints Global Communications Manager

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The salmon farming company has appointed Geelmuyden Kiese, a political scientist who previously worked at Scandinavia’s largest communications agency.

“Our industry gets to use fjords that belong to all to produce our healthy salmon. We need to be trusted partners of the communities where we operate. The employment of Kristina Furnes is a new step in our efforts to improve the dialogue with society around us, also in cooperation with other actors in the industry. We are happy that she will join our team” said Andreas Kvame, CEO of Grieg Seafood.

Furnes is a former communications advisor at Scandinavia’s largest communications agency, Geelmuyden Kiese, where she has been for over 3 years. She has worked a great deal with issues related to various parts of the seafood industry. She is also political scientist from the University of Oslo. Furnes starts on January 2, 2019.

“The aquaculture industry will become increasingly important in providing healthy food to a growing global population. As a leading actor in the industry, Grieg Seafood has set ambitious goals on sustainability, digitalization and
growth. I am thrilled to join the company,” said Furnes.