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.