Board of Management
Theo Hoen, CEO
In March 2009, Theo Hoen took over as CEO of Marel. Theo has close to 25 years of experience in the industry and was previously the CEO of Stork. Under his leadership, Stork became the global market leader in equipment and systems for the poultry processing industry. Following Marel acquisition of Stork in 2008, he was appointed Deputy CEO of Marel.
Theo has a Masters degree in mechanical engineering from Technical University Eindhoven, 1984. He joined Stork PMT in 1986, originally in manufacturing and later became the company’s Technical and Manufacturing Director. He was appointed General Manager of Stork Titan in 2001.
Sigsteinn Grétarsson, COO
Grétarsson joined Marel in 1997 as Sales Manager and Consultant in Sales and Marketing. He served as Managing Director of Marel's Australian subsidiary from 2001 to 2005. Grétarsson then headed Business Development before being appointed Managing Director of Marel ehf. in June 2007. In October 2011, Grétarsson was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Marel.
Erik Kaman, CFO
Prior to his appointment as CFO of Marel as of 1 April 2008, Kaman had served with Stork for 16 years, most recently as Finance Director of Stork Aerospace Industries. Prior to that, he was Director of Corporate Strategy and Control at Stork NV.