Denomega Nutritional Oils, the leading pioneer of taste and odor free Omega-3 solutions for the food and supplement markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Harald Ronneberg as Managing Director.
Dr. Ronneberg has recently joined Denomega after four successful years as Managing Director of LignoTech South Africa. Previous to his time in South Africa, Dr. Ronneberg was CEO of Borregaard’s fine chemical operations in USA.
Dr. Ronneberg holds a PhD in organic chemistry from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology and was for many years employed in research by the Australian National University and University of Oxford before joining the industry. Dr. Ronneberg is still an Adjunct Professor at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
“I am looking forward to continuing developing the valuable asset of the complete no taste and no odor Omega-360TM concept. Creating Omega-360TM is not a skill that is learned overnight. Denomega has many years of experience in fish oil refining with traces back to 1912. I am proud to take the next step in Denomega’s history working closely together with the rest of the highly qualified team in our company”, says Dr. Ronneberg.
“Denomega is growing and developing in a very interesting and dynamic market, and I am very pleased to have Dr. Ronneberg onboard”, says chairman of the board Mr. Bjørn-Erik Amundsen. “Dr. Ronneberg has extensive international experience in building and developing organisations and will be instrumental in leading Denomega to it's next level with significant increased capacity and a continuous improvement of quality, service and innovations in the best interest to our customers”, Mr. Amundsen continues.
Denomega has already gained from Dr. Ronneberg’s performances. Despite financial constraints in the world market Denomega is continuing to grow its business delivering the best results in Denomegas history for both production and sales for Q1 09.
About Denomega Nutritional Oils
Denomega Nutritional Oils is the pioneer company behind the premium taste and odor free Omega-360TMingredients for use in Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements. Denomega’s range also includes Omega-3s for Clinical Nutrition and Pet Food. Denomega has doubled its sales in the Functional Food segment since last year and now has approximately 20 percent market share. Denomega Nutritional has several production facilities in Norway: A plant for functional foods with several thousand tons capacity per year, a plant for supplements and medical nutrition, and a pilot plant for R&D.
The company is part of Orkla, which is one of the largest listed companies in Norway with activities concentrated in the areas of Branded Consumer Goods, Aluminium Solution, Materials, Renewable Energy and Financial Investments.
For more information about the company, please visitwww.denomega.com, and for more information about health benefits of Omega-360TM, please visit www.omega-360.com
For more information contact Marketing Manager, Dr. Elin Kubberød, [email protected]