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.
- MBA, IMD, Switzerland
- Cand. Oecon., Business Administration, University of Iceland
Holdings in Marel
- 131,869 shares (as of year-end 2019)
- 17.9% of total outstanding shares in Eyrir Invest, Marel's largest shareholder (Eyrir Invest holds 24.7% of total shares in Marel)