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CEO

Arni Oddur Thordarson

Thordarson has extensive international business experience within the industrial sector. Before taking up his current position as Marel’s CEO in November 2013 he was the CEO of Eyrir Invest, which he co-founded in 2000. Thordarson served on the Board of Directors of Marel between 2005 and 2013, the majority of the time as Chairman.

Education

MBA, IMD, Switzerland, 2004; Cand. Oecon. in Business Administration, University of Iceland, 1993.

Holdings in Marel

131,869
Executive Vice President of Commercial

Petur Gudjonsson

Gudjonsson joined Marel in 1984 as a programmer in electronic design. Before taking up his current post in 2016, Gudjonsson served in numerous different positions for Marel, including the Managing Director of Sales and Service Units, the General Manager of Marel in Canada and the Sales Director for Marel Iceland and Denmark.

Education

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Iceland.

Holdings in Marel

219,430
MANAGING DIRECTOR (EVP) OF MAREL Further Processing

David Wilson

From April 1, 2017 Wilson will replace Rosman as Managing Director of Marel Meat. Between 2012 and 2016 Wilson was Managing Director of Marel Meat and was instrumental in the acquisition of MPS. Wilson has been with Marel and its predecessors since 1998. Before joining Marel Meat he served as the Senior Vice President for the Marel Poultry Industry Center in Gainesville, Georgia, U.S.

Education

M.Sc. in Animal Science and Honours B.Sc. in Agricultural Business Management, Aberdeen University.

Holdings in Marel

27,300
CFO

Linda Jonsdottir

Before taking up her current position in October 2014, Jonsdottir was Marel’s Corporate Director of Treasury and Investor Relations. Before joining Marel, Jonsdottir worked in Treasury and Financing for Eimskip, Burdaras and Straumur investment bank. She also served as a board member at the Enterprise Investment Fund (Framtakssjodur Islands) between 2010 and 2015.

Education

M.Sc. in Finance, Reykjavik University and Cand.Oecon in Business Administration, University of Iceland.

Holdings in Marel

62,500
Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development

Arni Sigurdsson

Sigurdsson has extensive experience in the finance and investment management industry. Before joining Marel in January 2014, he worked for AGC Partners as an associate. Prior to that he worked at Landsbankinn, where he was instrumental in advising Marel on the acquisition of Stork Food Systems.

Education

MBA, Harvard Business School; B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, University of Iceland.

Holdings in Marel

100,000
Managing Director (EVP) of Marel Poultry

Anton De Weerd

De Weerd has been with Marel and its predecessors since 1982. During his time at Marel he has served in different sales and marketing positions and as a Commercial Director, a Managing Director and as President. He took up his current post in 2007.

Education

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Avans University.

Holdings in Marel

0
Executive Vice President of Human Resources

David Freyr Oddsson

Oddsson joined Marel in 2011 as the HR Director of the International Sales and Service Network. He took up his current post in 2013. Before joining Marel, Oddsson worked at Straumur Investment Bank as the Global Head of Human Resources and Corporate Services 2006-2011 and as an HR consultant at Capacent 1999-2006.

Education

MBA, Reykjavik University; Cand. Theologius from University of Iceland.

Holdings in Marel

75,000
Managing Director (EVP) of Marel Fish

Sigurdur Olason

Olason worked in Marel’s product development department between 2001 and 2006. He took up his current position in May 2014. Before rejoining Marel, Olason was the Director of Business Development at Samherji, one of Iceland’s leading seafood companies.

Education

MBA, Brisbane Graduate School of Business; B.Sc. in Computer Science and B.Sc. in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Iceland.

Holdings in Marel

0
Executive Vice President of Supply Chain

Paul Van Warmerdam

Van Warmerdam joined Marel as the Director of Manufacturing and Materials Management in Poultry and was appointed to his current position in 2013. Before joining Marel, Van Warmerdam worked in the semiconductor industry in various operations and business management roles.

Education

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology.

Holdings in Marel

0
Executive Vice President of Innovation

Vidar Erlingsson

Erlingsson has been with the Marel innovation team since 2000. He was instrumental in developing the SensorX technology within Marel and played a key role in bringing the solution to commercial success. He took up his current post in 2014.

Education

M.Sc. in Engineering, DTU in Denmark; B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iceland.

Holdings in Marel

0
MANAGING DIRECTOR (EVP) OF MAREL MEAT

Remko Rosman (until April 1, 2017)

Prior to taking up the position of Managing Director of Marel Meat, Rosman was CEO of MPS. Before, Rosman served as President in Yageo Corporation (Taiwan) and held various positions in Philips Electronics, McKinsey & Company and Royal Dutch Shell.

Education

Honors M.Sc. in Applied Physics from Twente University and Honors PhD in Applied Physics of Delft University of Technology.

Holdings in Marel

Remko Rosman owns a minority share in Stichting Administratiekantoren Pig Venture that holds 5,630,718 shares in Marel
MANAGING DIRECTOR (EVP) OF MAREL FURTHER PROCESSING

Jesper Hjortshøj (as of February 8, 2017)

Hjortshøj is Marel’s Managing Director (EVP) of Further Processing. He has been with Marel since 2006 and has during that time served in several different positions including Marketing Manager, Product Center Manager and Manager Strategy and Portfolio for Global Innovation.

Education

Master of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from Aarhus University.

Holdings in Marel

0
ALL HOLDINGS AT DECEMBER 31, 2016