CEO and chairman, Nergård AS, Norway
Nergård is a seafood group that catches, processes, buys, and sells wild fish with headquarters in Tromsø and a base in Northern Norway.
The Group employs about 450 people along the coast of Northern Norway and has a turnover of just over NOK 2.5 billion per year and is growing. In 2019, they expect to buy and catch about 200,000 tonnes of round fish. Tommy Torvanger started in Nergård in 2011 as CFO and has been CEO and chairman from 2013. He has worked with seafood since 2002 prior to that he worked in finance.