Bendik Sovegjarto, CEO and co-founder of Oslo-based aquatech company Bluegrove, is leaving the company after eight years to pursue other opportunities.

Sovegjarto co-founded Bluegrove in 2014 and became CEO in 2017.

During his tenure as CEO he developed a commercial business that centered on feeding solutions to improve efficiency and sustainability in salmon farming.

He grew the company from three to more than 50 employees, and established close relationships with several Fortune 500 firms interested in aquaculture technology.