18/10/12 Updated 26/03/19

Marel presided of NASDAQ opening bell in celebration of Marel’s 20 year anniversary as a public company

Theo Hoen, CEO of Marel and Árni Oddur Thórdarson, Marel's Chairman, presided over the ringing of the NASDAQ opening bell in celebration of Marel's 20 year anniversary as a listed company.

Marel was listed on NASDAQ OMX Iceland 29 June 1992. Páll Hardarson, President of NASDAQ OMX Iceland hosted the ceremony and welcomed the CEO, Chairman and other representatives of Marel.

Árni Thórdarson, Chairman of the Board of Marel:”I'm very proud of Marel's success since the company listed its shares twenty years ago. Marel has grown into an industry leader in an attractive market with 4,000 employees and operations in around 40 countries worldwide. With clear strategy and operational focus, access to capital has been fundamental to the company's growth.”

Theo Hoen, CEO: „Clear vision for the future, innovation and penetration into new markets. These key emphasises have placed Marel in a leading position in the protein processing market. We thank our people for their passion and hard work and our customers for longstanding cooperation. We also extend our thanks for continuous support to our shareholders and send our regards to Nasdaq OMX Iceland. “

Páll Hardarson, President of NASDAQ OMX Iceland said, “We congratulate Marel on this occasion. Marel has shown what it truly means to be publicly listed. Entrepreneurial spirit and a clear vision characterize this great company. We are thrilled that Marel is celebrating this milestone here at NASDAQ MarketSite in New York and look forward to the company’s future endeavours.”