Nótt appointed Local Manager for Marel Iceland

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The Local Manager is responsible for the business in Iceland, implementing Marel’s global vision and strategy in close connection with the company’s industries and global support functions.

Marel’s organizational structure is based on three industries; Poultry, Meat and Fish. The company has offices and subsidiaries in over thirty countries and its team is made up of approximately 4.600 employees.

In Marel Iceland, 550 employees work in Innovation, manufacturing, Sales, and Services.

Marel is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stock Exchange in Iceland and its headquarters are located in  Iceland where part of its Executive team and global support functions are located.

Marel in Iceland is a united and diverse team of people who meet their everyday challenges with excellence. I look forward to fostering our operations locally in line with Marel’s global strategy and stakeholder expectations.

Nótt Thorberg
Local Manager of Marel Iceland

For the past nine months, Nótt has been on maternity leave. Prior to this, she worked as Marketing Manager for Marel Iceland from April 2012, with an emphasis on strengthening the image of Marel Iceland and aligning local marketing activities in Iceland. She also supported marketing within the product groups located in Garðabær, including Innova.

Before joining Marel, Nótt worked at Samskip, an international transportation company, from 2004. She led the Sales Department in Iceland for a few years and worked on various assignments as Representative of the Board of Management and Manager of the Accounting Department.

Nótt is Chairman of the board of Stjórnvísi, a non-profit organization, a board member of Íslenska ánægjuvogin, and one of the founders of the association Women in the Icelandic Fisheries.

In 2009, Nótt gained a M.Sc. degree in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde. She also holds two diploma degrees from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She also holds an education in arts and an Iceland guide certificate.

Nótt and her spouse Sigurjón H. Ingólfsson live in Reykjavik and have two children; Ótta, 2, and Tími, 9 months. She enjoys spending time with her family, discovering new flavours in food, and fly fishing.

Nótt is a trusted member of the Marel team. Her background will, without a doubt, be valuable for us in the future. I’ve enjoyed seeing an empowered team member grow and prosper into a leadership role within the company. The appointment of a Local Manager in Iceland is a part of our strategy to think globally and act locally, to foster and strengthen our local entities. This is important for a global company

Davíð Freyr Oddsson
Executive Vice President Human Resources

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