Norway’s largest food company Nortura has appointed Arne Kristian Kolberg as CEO.

Kolberg, VP and executive director of production and processing for Nortura, will take up the post from 15 February. He succeeds Runar Larsen who recently announced his resignation.

“I am very pleased that Arne Kristian has agreed to become the new CEO,” said chairman of Nortura Sveinung Svebestad. “He has extensive experience in the food industry and agriculture. He has a proven track record and a proactive and forward-looking view of how the group should be developed further.”