Appointment of Head of Strategy and Corporate Development

29 Jan 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Arni 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, Arni Oddur Thordarson.

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.

Arni 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.