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Seafood CEO salary ranking: Top execs taking home more

Exclusive IntraFish ranking shows C-suite titles are paying even better than before.

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Once again, IntraFish ranks the salaries of the CEOs of the largest public-listed seafood companies.

In general, for 2018, CEOs of seafood companies -- both fishing, and aquaculture -- did well over the year, with their salaries sometimes doubling and tripling with the addition of other income such as share-based compensation, and bonuses.

The highest base salary went once again to Mowi's CEO Alf-Helge Aarskog, who took home nearly $2.5 million in 2018 - while Mowi shareholders saw a profit of 12.7 percent on their investment over the year -- not bad.

So which seafood CEO is highest paid?

The chart below shows a comparison of CEO base salaries and total income reported by the companies in their financial results for the year.

Some companies under-performed in terms of investment profitability. In general, investment in Atlantic salmon stocks paid off over the period, although there were some remarkable changes year on year.

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For example, Bakkafrost investors saw a negative return of 4.4 percent over the period, in contrast with a 48.3 percent profit on investment a year prior.

The Scottish Salmon Company investors saw a return on investment of 143.2 percent, the highest of the analysed companies.

*IntraFish has made every attempt to accurately reflect the full pay of the above executives, though some remunerations delivered in shares or other bonus schemes may not necessarily be disclosed.

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