New managing director of Epax Norway AS
We are pleased to announce that Bjørn Refsum is entering the position of managing director of Epax Norway AS as of 1. January 2018.
Bjørn Refsum, who is a Norwegian citizen, has through almost 20 years in the Omega-3 business gained excellent experience from both our Epax® Omega-3 business and as a consultant to the Peruvian fishing company Copeinca. Bjørn Refsum, who holds a master degree in chemical engineering, has also broad experience from the Pharmaceutical industry. Bjørn Refsum joins us from Nordic Pharma Inc., a subsidiary of US based Nordic Naturals, where he held the position as managing director.
Epax is a leading global brand of concentrated marine-based Omega-3 fatty acids for dietary supplement and pharmaceutical preparations. The Epax Omega-3 product line complement Pelagia’s existing product offerings and add to the strategy of increasing our portfolio of value added products.
Part of our strategy is to create exciting synergies between the resources in Epax and the core strength of Pelagia. We expect, that parts of our fantastic North Atlantic fish oil product offerings can be further refined and gain direct Human consumption market access through future and existing processes developed by Epax. Bjørn Refsum share our vision and we look forward to his comeback to Epax in 2018.