team

CEO Andreas Semmingsen (Norway)

Andreas is an innate leader determined to bring success to Marealis Health. Andreas has a variety of general management experience across various functions, including accounting, finance, business analysis, sales, marketing, project leadership, and operations. During his MBA at the Arctic University of Norway, Andreas was a keyaccount financial consultant at Santander Consumer Bank, and later […]

CMO Kari de Boer (Norway)

Kari is a communications expert with a robust background in marketing, sales and building relationships. She successfully introduced a small, unknown Swedish supplement brand into the Norwegian Market, achieving national distribution in over 2000 stores. She is an excellent communicator, which led to her success in establishing a profitable division of British American Tobacco in […]

CBDO Carolyn Ansley (Canada)

Carolyn is an accomplished, award-winning executive leader known for exceptional strategic vision and execution. Carolyn’s multi-industry experience ranges from leadership roles at Nestle Canada to co-founder and CEO of KABRITA USA, a North American baby food start-up. In 2017 Carolyn founded Brand for Benefit, a consultancy, and pending B Corp, dedicated to helping companies transform […]

Head of Research Jaran Rauø (Norway)

Jaran Rauø is currently the Chief Development Manager at Stella Polaris AS, Head of Research at Marealis AS, and CEO of Marealis Innovation AS. Jaran has been the CEO of Marealis AS in 2008 and Marealis Innovation AS 2016, since inception. Jaran has his educational background from Political Science, Economics, and the Master of Fishery […]

CSO Øystein Pettersen (Norway)

Øystein has a Bachelor in Food Technology and Processing from NTNU and has built a unique network, knowledge and competence within the seafood industry over the past forty years. Øystein was one of the key innovators in the cold-water prawn industry when Stella Polaris chose to start a sales and marketing company in 1996. The […]

CPO Heming Rustad Hansen (Norway)

Heming has a Masters degree (MSc) in Fisheries and Aquaculture science from the Arctic University of Norway, and is currently writing a Ph.D. thesis within the field ‘Marine Biotechnology.’ Due to his previous work experience with laboratory research and food production, e.g. potatoes, meat and salmon, Heming has a strong focus on product quality and […]

Dr. Louise McCrindle, ND (Canada, Advisory Board Chair)

Dr. Louise McCrindle, ND is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, who has been in practice since 2008 in Toronto. In addition to her busy private practice, Louise is a published author and is also part-time Clinical Faculty and an Academic Instructor at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine […]

Dr. Kelly Clinning BSc (Hon.), N.D. (Canada, Advisory Board Member)

Dr. Kelly Clinning is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor currently practicing in Toronto, Ontario and working as a naturopathic contributor for PreCardix. She obtained her Bachelors of Science with an Honours Specialization in Kinesiology from Western University in London, Ontario followed by her Naturopathic Medical Degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario. […]

Gianni Del Negro, Pharmacist (Canada, Advisory Board Member)

Gianni Del Negro has been a practicing pharmacist for over 30 years. A graduate of UBC School of Pharmacy, Gianni has had experience working in both an independent and chain setting and is currently the Pharmacy Manager at a London Drugs in Vancouver, British Columbia.Gianni is a licensed immunization pharmacist and the London Drugs corporate […]