Icelandic land-based Arctic char producer Matorka has appointed Christo du Plessis as CEO.

The executive joins Matorka from the Oslo-listed, land-based aquaculture firm the Kingfish Company where he spent more than three years as general manager and later group CFO and board member.

Previously he spent three years at ostrich products and agricultural firm Klein Caroo as managing director and was later based in Belgium in his role as European CFO.