AquaGen is a breeding company which develops, produces and delivers genetic start material to the global aquaculture farming industry. AquaGen owns and furter develops the world’s first research based breeeding programes for Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout that began in the 1970’s.
AquaGen will be the sole supplier of salmon eggs when Norway Royal Salmon opens its new hatchery in 2021.
Øyvind Lauvbakk has on the 14th September 2020 taken over as the new CFO of AquaGen. Øyvind is originally from Hemnesberget in Nordland county and is 39 years old. He has a master’s degree in economics and is a certified public accountant, with education from Bodø, Leeds and the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen.