Mowi Canada West appoints new Saltwater and Freshwater Directors

Mowi Canada West is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Sharko to Saltwater Director and Juan Carlos Sanchez Millar to Freshwater Director.  These are two new roles within the senior management team of Mowi Canada West, created with the departure of Production Director Dougie Hunter, who is leaving to take up a new role with Mowi Scotland.

Mike Sharko has been working with Mowi in British Columbia for the past 14 years, having began his career with the company in 2004 as Operations Manager for the Campbell River Area. He has since led the Salt Water Production teams in Campbell River, Klemtu, and most recently Port Hardy.

Juan Carlos Sanchez Millar has been with Mowi in British Columbia for the past 10 years, originally joining the Mowi’s Chilean operations in 2005 as an Assistant Manager. A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iberoamerican University of Science and Technology, Juan has continued to progress in his career with Mowi Canada West including positions as Assistant Manager, Freshwater Planning Manager and most recently as the Freshwater Production Manager.

“Both Mike and Juan Carlos will be excellent additions to our Senior Management Team. I look forward to adding Mike’s leadership in Saltwater Production and experience in working in First Nations communities to our team, and I am also very pleased to have Juan Carlos provide his input and excellent fish knowledge into our Company operations.” said Mowi Canada West Managing Director Dr. Diane Morrison.

Mike and Juan Carlos will assume their new responsibilities immediately. 


About Mowi Canada West:

Mowi Canada West operates salmon farms and processing plants in British Columbia, Canada, where 600 people raise 45,000 tonnes of sustainable Atlantic salmon each year.  Mowi Canada West is part of the Mowi Harvest ASA group, the worlds largest producer of Atlantic salmon. 

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