- New appointments to Marel’s executive team, Ulrika Lindberg to the position of Executive Vice President of Service, and Einar Einarsson to the position of Executive Vice President of Global Markets.
- Pétur Gudjónsson to step down as Executive Vice President of Commercial and take on a new role within Marel.
- The objective of the changes is to drive continued growth and success by further enhancing customer experience and synchronize the way of working within the company globally.
- This new structure will allow for closer proximity to customers and better scalability to support Marel’s ambitious growth strategy going forward.
As of today, 21 June 2018, Ulrika Lindberg has been appointed as the Executive Vice President of Service, and Einar Einarsson has been appointed as the Executive Vice President of Global Markets.
They will both become members of Marel´s executive team and report to Árni Oddur Thórdarson, CEO of Marel. Pétur Gudjónsson, former Executive Vice President of Commercial will take on a new role within Marel.
Ulrika Lindberg is 50 years old and has over 20 years of experience in global services having held senior positions at large international organizations such as Alfa Laval and Tetra Pak.
In her previous position as vice president of Global Service at Alfa Laval, she was responsible for successfully building a new unit with the overall objective to increase sales of services and improve service standardization in a global service organization. Ulrika will start her new position on 15 September 2018.
Einar Einarsson is 50 years old and has over 15 years of experience in managing Marel’s sales and service operations in North America.
Einar became President of Marel Inc. in the US in 2003 and prior held several positions within Marel as a Sales Engineer, Area Sales Manager and Product Manager. Einar will take up his appointment as EVP of Global Markets as of today. Until his successor is announced, Einar will stay on as President of Marel Inc.