Testimonials

In recent years we have worked for a wide range of companies in the seafood industry.
Here is a selection of our references

INSULA hired Seafood People to find a senior resource that will play an important role in further development of our group.The recruitment process was conducted in a well-structured and thorough way, the recruiter (Thomas Bakke) executed a well developed network and in-depth knowledge of the industry, and all candidates were professionally handled. We therefore warmly recommend their services to others.

Kristel Pedersen, HR-leder Konsern at Insula AS

We worked together with Seafood People on two recruitments for our office in Bergen, Norway. Their well organised and structured recruitment process together with close communication throughout the processes ensured the right candidates were identified for the positions within agreed timeframe. We are very pleased with the job they have done in finding two new professionals for our company and we would not hesitate to recommend their services to others.

Benedikt Halfdanarson, Operations Manager at Pentair

We partnered with Seafood People on two very specialised assignments that concluded successfully and within the agreed timeframe.

Seafood People work with a wide network of well-qualified professionals around the globe and they have a deep understanding of the unique demands of the aquaculture sector.

Their well structured evaluation process ensured the right candidates were identified for each position. We maintained close communication throughout the projects and Seafood People were always available to provide us with their expert advice.

Having a business partnership with Seafood People is valuable to Andromeda Group and to its talent acquisition needs and we would highly recommend them for their sector expertise and excellent service.

Jo Mingina, Head of HR & Organisational Development at Andromeda Group

Seafood People was both resourceful and responsive in helping us identify talent available within the Seafood Industry. We have recently recruited for engineering and commercial roles and we find the firm to be adept at matching the positions to the people. They were able to create important momentum within a very efficient timeline. Our recruitment contact Lene Faye Jordan did an excellent job all-round.

Jørgen Horntvedt, CEO at Biomega

Eurofins hired Seafood People to find a regional Manager for our sites in the Mid-West of Norway, and a Key Account/Business Developer in aquaculture.
We are very happy we chose Seafood People to find our new talents. They have a very big network in the aquaculture industry; they understood our needs and had excellent follow up from start to end. We give them our best recommendations.

Jon Ragnar Røed, Managing Director at Eurofins Food & Feed Testing Norway AS

Salmon Group used the services of Seafood People to recruit a veterinarian that will play a key role in our organization. The process was conducted in a professional and well organized manner and the tools employed were modern and efficient. The Seafood People staff are friendly, able and determined to find the right person for the job. We highly recommend their services.

Anne Kristine Øen, Managing Director at Salmon Group

We have worked with Seafood People on a Country Manager position for Norway in Aquaculture. They met our expectations in terms of providing a quality service, high calibre candidates and within the agreed timelines. They are very professional in their process and presented information in a very structured manner enabling a faster decision making process. We can highly recommend Seafood People as a head-hunter/recruiter for the seafood industry.

Pravin Gogia, Vice President Exports at Garware Wall Ropes Ltd, India

Seaborn hired Seafood People in the process of recruiting several key employees. The assignment was delivered in a professional and efficient manner. The outcome was well within our expectations, and we can absolutely give them our best recommendations.

Frank Yri, Deputy Managing Director at Seaborn

We hired Seafood People to help us find a Sales and Marketing Director to sell and develop our VAP ( Value Added Products) segment.
Seafood People ran the whole process in a timely and very professional matter. We were very pleased with Seafood People`s sector knowledge, and ability to find relevant candidates. We have no problem recommending their services to other companies in the Seafood Industry, and welcome anyone to contact us for references.

Agnar Lyng, CEO at Seaprime

Marel hired Seafood People to help search for a Vice President for Fish in the North America Region. From start to finish Seafood People delivered above our expectations, and we are still using them for other assignments. The ability to understand our core business made them a very useful sparring partner, far beyond the recruitment process itself. We would be happy to recommend their services to anyone looking for exceptional Seafood industry expertise, and unique headhunting skills.

Sigurdur Olason, Managing Director Fish at Marel

The Norwegian Seafood Council asked recruitment specialist Seafood People to assist in finding a key employee to oversee our white fish sector. We were impressed with the straight forward process and positive results. Seafood People quickly understood our needs and delivered according to the specifics of the task in a very efficient and professional way. We are confident in recommending Seafood People’s services

Rigmor Abel, HR Director at The Norwegian Seafood Council

Our experience using Seafood People has been very positive. We had a requirement for hiring a Purchasing Manager and the Seafood People team provided us with dedicated and efficient service and helped us find the right professional from a large talent pool. We especially appreciated the unique presentation of candidate information and the extensive process of recruitment.

Hartwig Retzlaff, Managing Director at Deutsche See GmbH

Seafood People’s approach to understanding our requirements for the role of the Feeding Advisor – Salmon Farming operations at Multiexport Foods was very thorough. All shortlisted candidates had essential skills and experience and the recruitment process allowed us to fill the placement with exactly the candidate that was needed for the role. The service we received was professional and proactive.

Andrés Lyon Labbé, CEO at Multiexport Foods

We have successfully worked with Seafood People on two corporate roles and one in Shetland in 2017. All three positions were filled according to our expectations and deadlines. Seafood People has a professional approach to their recruitment process, which was vital for us to provide our candidates a good experience and retain our reputation in the industry. We can highly recommend Seafood People as a headhunter/recruiter for the seafood industry.

Kathleen Offman Mathisen, Director HR and Internal Communication at Grieg Seafood ASA