Geir Olav Melingen

Geir Olav Melingen

Commercial Director of Benchmark Genetics

Geir Olav has his MSc. in Fish Health from Bergen University and also a PhD from the same University on the interactions between the immune system and physiological development of Atlantic salmon. He also have education within marketing from Norwegian Business School and Norwegian College of Fishery Science, as well as leadership education through Garuda.

Geir Olav has thus a long and profound knowledge of the aquaculture industry in general, and also detailed knowledge of breeding and genetics through his previous position as sales manager of SalmoBreed in Norway. Geir Olav has previously long experience from the aquaculture industry through various positions at MSD, SalmoBreed and Fishguard. He has also been working as a teacher of aquaculture at Austevoll, journalist in the aquaculture magazine «Norsk Fiskeoppdrett», as well as director at the Bergen Aquarium.


Contact Geir Olav:

Telephone: +47 922 44 511

E-mail: geir.olav@bmkgenetics.com


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