Land-based yellowtail kingfish producer The Kingfish Company named Vincent Erenst its new CEO in a stock exchange announcement on Monday.

He will take up the role on Feb. 6.

The Kingfish Company said it will recommend the appointment of Vincent Erenst at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders scheduled for early 2023.

Erenst has a strong international, operational and transformational track record with more than 35 years of experience leading aquaculture companies, the company said.

Most recently, he worked as COO at Barramundi Group.