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Vincent Erenst

Vincent Erenst brings a strong international, operational, and transformational track record with more than 35 years of experience leading aquaculture companies. Most recently, he worked as Chief Operating Officer at Barramundi Group. 

Prior to this role, he worked as COO of Avramar and for more than 10 years he worked as Managing Director of Mowi Canada West, where he was responsible for strong profit growth through an increase of harvest volumes, efficiency improvements and strengthening of the market position in North America.

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Jean-Charles Valette 


Jean-Charles Valette has held various financial leadership positions at food and production companies, both in listed and private environments. Most recently, he worked as the Vice-President Finance of Dott, a fast growing scale-up. Prior to this role, he worked as senior Vice-President Finance for CEVA Logistics, where he was directly involved in generating USD 1.2 billion through a successful IPO on the SIX Swiss stock exchange. Jean-Charles brings great added value towards building, growing and transforming companies. Furthermore, he has strong expertise in corporate finance, process optimizations and transformations.

Supervisory Board


Chairman of the Supervisory Board'

Jeroen Scheelbeek

Mr. Wilfred Jeroen Scheelbeek is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board and served on the Company's 1-tier board of directors prior to the conversion of the Company to a public limited liability company. Mr. Wilfred Jeroen Scheelbeek currently works at Bauhinia, an independent financial advisory boutique. He advises a number of family offices on financial matters. In addition, he acts as senior financial advisor to the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. He is also board member and chairman of the risk committee of Moza Banco, a regulated financial institution in Mozambique. Mr. Wilfred Jeroen Scheelbeek served, amongst other roles, as global head of structured finance, head of corporate clients and head of corporate finance Asia, in the Rabobank wholesale clients division. He has also acted as member of the highest credit risk committees of the bank. Mr. Wilfred Jeroen Scheelbeek has participated in executive management courses at Harvard, IMD, Insead and Kellogg University. He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Free University of Amsterdam. Mr. Wilfred Jeroen Scheelbeek is also a member of the supervisory board of Protix.


Supervisory Board Member

Alexandre Van Der Wees

Alexandre van der Wees is a member of the Supervisory Board and served on the Company's 1-tier board of directors prior to the conversion of the Company to a public limited liability company. Mr. van der Wees is an Investment Associate at Creadev International S.A.S. where he specialises in aquaculture and agriculture investments, and from where he invested amongst others in InnovaFeed, M2i Life science and Toopi organics. Previously to joining Creadev, Mr. van der Wees worked as financial advisor in Accuracy in Paris. Mr. van der Wees holds a Masters in Finance (Msc,) from Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB).


Supervisory Board Member

Hans den Bieman

Mr Hans den Bieman (1959) served as the Company's former (interim) CEO and Chairman of the Board. Mr. den Bieman is currently a shareholder and director of Sealand – the largest smolt producer in Chile. Amongst various top management positions in the field, Mr. Den Bieman served as COO of Nutreco Aquaculture (2000 to 2005) and as CEO of the Netherlands-based Marine Harvest, the world's largest fish-farming company, listed on Oslo Børs (now Mowi ASA) (2005-2007). Mr. Den Bieman holds a Masters in Aquaculture (Msc,) from Wageningen University.


Supervisory Board Member

Jordi Trias Fita

Jordi Trias became President of Stolt Sea Farm in January 2018 after joining the business as Managing Director in 2016. Prior to this he spent 14 years with GBFoods, where he held several positions in marketing, sales and business unit management, located in Spain, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Senegal. Jordi holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Barcelona, a masters degree in Marketing, and an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa. He is a citizen of Spain.


Supervisory Board Member

Noam Kleinfeld

Mr. Kleinfeld (1977) acted as Managing Director at HSBC Investment Bank, with over 16 years of experience in cross border M&A, Corporate Finance, Equity/Debt Capital Markets, Leverage Acquisition Finance, Project Finance and Corporate/Debt Restructuring. Further, Mr. Kleinfeld is a co-founder of several business, amongst other, The Griffin Fund, a leading real estate player in Atlanta’s multifamily segment. The Griffin Fund was formed during the financial crisis in 2011 and via wide range of complex transactions including acquisitions of asset backed notes from debt funds and banks, “Courthouse” transactions and direct trades with special services managed to acquire and develop a large and high quality residential real estate portfolio in South East USA. Mr. Kleinfeld is an active Venture Capital investor in early-stage companies with a large TAM, unique technological edge, and strong execution capabilities; Several investments evolved into large companies. Mr. Kleinfeld holds a B.A in Business Administration with Major in Finance from Reichman University. 
Mr Kleinfeld held 3,247,883 shares in the capital of the Company on the Record Date.

Group Structure

The Kingfish Company N.V. is the parent company of the Kingfish group of companies (the “Group”). The Kingfish Company N.V. is a public limited company under Dutch law, and is traded at Euronext Growth in Oslo, Norway. The following organisation chart sets out the Group’s legal structure:


Articles of Association

Rules for the Supervisory Board


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