29/01/14 Updated 26/03/19

Appointment of Head of Strategy and Corporate Development

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Árni Sigurdsson as Head of Strategy and Corporate Development – a newly established position at Marel hf.

Mr. Sigurdsson will work closely with the CEO and executive team on leading Marel's strategic planning and be responsible for M&A, strategic initiatives and on-going progress towards sustaining and improving Marel's competitive position.

He will report to Marel's CEO, Árni Oddur Thórdarson.

Mr. Sigurdsson has extensive experience in the finance and investment management industry and most recently worked for AGC Partners as Associate. Previously, Mr. Sigurdsson worked at Landsbanki and was instrumental in advising Marel on the acquisition of Stork Food Systems.

Árni holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland.

Mr. Sigurdsson took up his position in January 2014.