Norwegian Seafood Council appoints Tom-Jørgen Gangsø as new Italy Director
Norwegian Seafood Council announces the appointment of Tom-Jørgen Gangsø as Director Italy, effective 1 July 2023
30, May 2023
The Norwegian Seafood Council announces the appointment of Tom-Jørgen Gangsø as Director Italy, effective July 1, 2023.
Tom-Jørgen started his career at the Norwegian Seafood Council in 2012, after receiving an Executive MBA in Management in the Seafood Industry at the Norwegian School of Economics, a Masters in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship at UiT -The Arctic University of Norway of Tromsø and a degree in International Business Administration from Middlesex University in London. For the Norwegian Seafood Council he was involved in analysis of individual markets, market access, marketing and collaboration activities and initiatives with the industry. Since 2017 he has been responsible for the commercial strategies of the main fish species, with the role of Director of the Market Insight and Market Access department of NSC.
With the new appointment as Director Italy, Tom-Jørgen Gangsø succeeds Gunvar L. Wie, who has held the role successfully for the past two years.
“I would like to thank the industry and all the operators in the sector for these two years of work together. We have achieved important results: Norwegian fish products are increasingly known and appreciated in Italy and this could not have happened without great teamwork". – Gunvar L. Wie declares – “I leave the baton to Tom-Jørgen who, thanks to his experience and professionalism, I am sure will continue the successful development of this market.”
“I am proud of this new role and of the trust that the Norwegian Seafood Council has decided to place in me. A new challenge after so many years here, which I can't wait to start." – Says Tom-Jørgen Gangsø, new Director Italy of the Norwegian Seafood Council-“I especially thank Gunvar for the excellent work he has done in Italy, and I am proud to accept his legacy, with great enthusiasm. Important goals have been achieved in recent years and I am sure that with commitment and enthusiasm we will still achieve great results.”