(born 1971) Farstad has been working with Marine Harvest since 2003. He has been part of the management team of the former Fjord Seafood (now integrated in the group) and Marine Harvest. During his career with the company, he has been vital in turning around Fjord Seafood and has successfully managed improvement programs in several operating units, including Fjord Seafood Norway and Marine Harvest's operations in Canada, Scotland and Ireland.
He serves as Director of Business Development and Strategy of Pan Marine ASA. He served as the Chief Executive
In June 2010 he leave Marine Harvest ASA to join Aker Seafoods ASA as CEO of Aker Seafoods and 2011 CEO of Norway Seafoods.