Ole Christian Willumsen to join as new CFO

Ole Christian Willumsen, currently serving as Equinor's country manager in Japan, will commence as CFO in Proximar

Ole Christian Willumsen

“Proximar is very pleased that Mr. Willumsen will join as our new CFO. He brings important and highly relevant competence to Proximar, including experience from working in Japan and with Japanese multinational corporations. I am confident that he will be a valuable member to our team and in the further development of the company, and look forward to working closely together with him,” says Joachim Nielsen, CEO of Proximar.

Mr. Willumsen joins Proximar from the position as country manager for Equinor in Japan and is currently living in Tokyo. He has more than 20 years of extensive experience in leadership positions, from both start-up companies and large corporations, covering commercial and operational roles. He has a strong international background and has previously been working in London, Dubai and Beijing.

"I am excited to be joining Proximar and getting to know the company’s highly skilled people. I look forward to taking an active role in developing Proximar to the next stage including complete farming operations and funding of further growth plans. I am confident that Proximar will become a leading player within sustainable land-based fish farming in Japan and Asia.” says Ole Christian Willumsen.  

Mr. Willumsen will start the position as CFO on August 1, 2023. He holds a MSc. in Business and a CEMS-master from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)and Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien.


For more information, please contact:

Joachim Nielsen, CEO

+81 70 2811 9898