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Benchmark strengthens Icelandic team

Sverre Vormedal has been appointed as sales and technical manager for the company’s customers in Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

Sverre Vormedal is the new Sales and Technical Manager for Iceland. Credits: Benchmark
June 3, 2024

Benchmarkappointed Sverre Vormedal as sales and technical manager for the company’s customers in Iceland and the Faroe Islands.

Vormedal brings a wealth of experience from various roles in the industry since 2011, encompassing both full-time and part-time positions during his studies. His diverse background includes work in service boats, fish farms, sales logistics, and quality management. Prior to joining Benchmark, he served as biological controller at Arnarlax, an Icelandic farming company.

Vormedal is highly qualified for his new role, holding an MSc in International Fisheries Management from the Arctic University of Tromsø (UiT) and a BSc in Economics from the University of Bergen. Additionally, he holds a bachelor's degree in law from Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.

"I consider Benchmark to be a leading and innovative player in the aquaculture industry. I am particularly impressed with their achievements in genetics and fish health,” Vormedal said. “I look forward to joining the commercial team at Benchmark, where I will be responsible for our genetics customers in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. My goal is to provide sales and technical support, strengthening our position in these regions. I am excited to work closely with our customers, helping them find solutions that boost productivity and sustainability in their operations."

In his new role, Sverre Vormedal will report to Kate Furhovden Stenerud, commercial director Salmon at Benchmark. "The team and I are excited to welcome Sverre on board. Iceland is a growing market for genetics, and we are confident that Sverre possesses the skills and experience necessary to effectively support our customers in this region, as well as in the Faroe Islands,” Stenerud said.