The Nomination Committee of NRC Group ASA has unanimously, together with the company's largest shareholders, decided to propose Helge Midttun as new board member of NRC Group ASA. Due to Midttuns experience, he has also been asked and has accepted to take on the position as Chairman of the board (if elected). In relation to Midttuns nomination, the current Chairman of the board at NRC Group ASA, Kristian Lundkvist, will step down and become an ordinary board member.
Helge Midttun has wide experience from many industries where he has held senior management positions and served as board member. He has been CEO of Fjord Seafoods ASA, a major international salmon farming company, and has worked for Rieber & Søn a food company, where he also was Chairman for 6 years until it was sold to Orkla. He has also been President and CEO of the international ship classification and certification company Det norske Veritas and Aker Biomarine ASA and served on the boards of Statoil ASA and Aker Kværner ASA. He is now working as an independent board member and is Chairman of amongst other; Aibel, Hent, Sonans and Atlantis Vest.
Further nominations from The Nomination Committee's are shortly due to be announced. It will be called for an Extraordinary Annual General Meeting in NRC Group ASA in due course.
NRC Group ASA
For further information, please contact the Chairman of the Board of NRC Group ASA Kristian Lundkvist at (+47) 977 77 177
+47 91 74 15 92henning.olsen[at]nrcgroup.com