Marel announces new CFO
Oct. 28, 2014
by Meat&Poultry Staff
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GARDABAER, Iceland – Marel has appointed Linda Jonsdottir as the company's new CFO effective immediately. She follows Erik Kaman, who has served in the post since 2008.
Jonsdottir has been Marel's corporate director of Treasury and Investor Relations since May 2009. Before joining the company, she worked in Treasury and Financing for Eimskip, Burðarás and Straumur Investment Bank. She has a M.Sc. degree in Finance and Cand.Oecon degree in Business Administration.
“I want to thank Erik Kaman for his important contribution to Marel in the past years,” said Arni Oddur Thordarson, CEO of Marel. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Linda Jonsdottir as new CFO. Linda has shown great leadership talent in her previous management role for Marel and I am convinced that she will strengthen our Executive Team and play a key role in further aligning execution with our strategy.”
Audbjorg Olafsdottir was promoted to corporate director of Investor Relations and Communications and Bjarki Bjornsson was named corporate director of Treasury and Financing. Olafsdottir joined Marel in 2013 as a specialist in Investor Relations. She holds an MA degree in International Economics and a BA degree in Political Science. Bjornsson joined Marel in 2011 as a specialist in Treasury. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Investment Management and a B.sc. degree in Business Administration.