Arni Oddur Thordarson

Arni Oddur Thordarson took up his current position as Marel’s CEO in November 2013 after serving as Chairman of the Board of Marel since 2005.

Chief Executive Officer

Arni Oddur Thordarson took up his current position as Marel’s CEO in November 2013 after having served as Chairman of Marel’s Board of Directors from 2005. He co-founded Eyrir Invest in 2000 and was the company's CEO until 2013. Thordarson has extensive international global business experience and has served as a non-executive director of various companies, including Fokker Technologies and Stork Technical Services.

Education

  • MBA, IMD, Switzerland
  • Cand. Oecon., Business Administration, University of Iceland

Holdings in Marel

  • 131,869 shares (as of year-end 2019)

Other holdings

  • 17.9% of total outstanding shares in Eyrir Invest, Marel's largest shareholder (Eyrir Invest holds 24.7% of total shares in Marel)

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