Chief financial officer Tarjei Eide will take over as the head of Cargill Aqua Nutrition’s North Sea & Canada business beginning January 1, 2024. Eide will replace Fredrik Witte who made the decision to leave Cargill after more than nine years with the business.
Eide joined Cargill in 2018 as the finance lead for Cargill Aqua Nutrition (CQN) North Sea & Canada after ten years in management consulting. He holds a master’s degree in finance from NHH Norwegian School of Economics.
Eide has been part of the North Sea & Canada business leadership team since joining Cargill and has helped develop strategies for Cargill both in Europe and globally. He knows the aquaculture industry well and has been central in supporting several of Cargill's largest fish farming customers. He is also a board member of EWOS Innovation AS in Dirdal.
In his new role, EIde will be managing director, responsible for CQN North Sea & Canada business. He will join the CQN Global Leadership Team and report to Helene Ziv-Douki, CQN president and global group leader.
Cargill’s North Sea & Canada Business, within the Global Cargill Aqua Nutrition group, produces feeds salmonids in Norway in three plants along the Norwegian coast, one plant in Westfield, Scotland, as well as a plant in British Columbia, Canada.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to support Cargill’s North Sea and Canada aqua customers,” said Tarjei Eide. “As an industry, we face many challenges we must solve in the years to come. I am very proud of all the good work we have done over the past few years and look forward to building on a good foundation. In the future, we will become even better – which is expected by both customers and consumers. I am confident that we have what it takes to succeed.”
“I am delighted that Tarjei accepted this opportunity and look forward to continuing to work with him and the rest of the team in the North Sea and Canada. Through more than eight years, Fredrik Witte has built a strong organization that delivers results and solid growth. We are grateful for Fredrik's contribution to Cargill and wish him the best of luck in his next chapter. Tarjei is the planned and natural successor for Fredrik and I am strongly confident that he will lead the team to grow together with our customers at an exciting time,” said Helene Ziv-Douki, CQN president and global group leader.