Morpol ASA : Mr. John-Paul McGinley appointed as new CEO of Morpol ASA
Mr. John-Paul McGinley appointed as new CEO of Morpol ASA
Oslo, 31^st January 2013: Morpol ASA (OSE: MORPOL)
As announced earlier, Mr. Jerzy Malek will resign as CEO of Morpol ASA with
effect from 28^th February 2013. The Board of Morpol ASA has appointed Mr.
John-Paul McGinley, the former COO of the company, as the new CEO.
Mr. John-Paul McGinley has extensive knowledge of the company and its
operations having worked in various positions in the Morpol group since 2007.
He also has extensive experience in administrative, operational and commercial
roles in listed companies in the salmon sector, firstly in the Netherlands
with Nutreco (2001-2004) and later in the Netherlands and Poland with Marine
Harvest ASA (2004-2007).
Mr. John-Paul McGinley will take full responsibility as the new CEO from 1^st
For further information, please contact:
Bjorn Myrseth, Chairman of the Board, phone +47 90 55 63 49
The Morpol Group is engaged in salmon processing as well as sale and
distribution of finished salmon products. TheMorpol Group's main products
are: cold and hot smoked salmon, gravadlax, fresh salmon fillets, frozen
salmon portions, organic salmon, wild salmon and salmon specialties. The
Morpol Group also has salmon farming activities in Scotland since 2010 and
Norway since 2011. The Morpol Group had revenue of approximately EUR 495
Founded in 1996 in Ustka on the Baltic coast of Poland, the company employs
over 3 500 people in eight countries. Morpol Group is the world leader in
smoked salmon. The company has achieved its world leading position through
theefficiency of processing activities, a constant focus on product quality
and service provided to retail and food service customers. Morpol serves
customers across Europe, Japan and the United States. For more information,
please visit our web site at www.morpol.com
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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