SalMar Aker Ocean – Kjell Inge Rokke and Gustav Witzoe’s new offshore aquaculture venture – announced Monday it named former Aker Biomarine executive Kristine Hartmann as development director.

Hartmann takes on the role after serving as operations director at C4IR Ocean, a foundation created jointly by Aker and the World Economic Forum.

Prior to that, Hartmann served for nine years at Rokke’s krill harvesting and processing venture, Aker Biomarine.

Hartmann joins the company on Jan.