Board of directors
Shareholders can express their views or submit questions to the Board of Directors via the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org, which is overseen by the Secretary of the Board. The secretary of the board notifies the board of any proposals or questions of shareholders and the board oversees the company's response to them.
Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson
- Took seat 2019
Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson is an independent investor and advisor. He is also an alternate to the Board of 365 miðlar ehf., which is a publishing company, and the holder of power of procuration at Apogee ehf., which is a financial service. Jón Ásgeir operates both in Iceland and Britain. He founded with his father the food store chain Bónus in 1989, which later merged with Hagkaup food store chain to become Hagar. Bónus and Hagkaup, under Jón Ásgeirs ́ lead, founded Orkan, which is now Skeljungur ́s oil retail brand, and Jón Ásgeir ́s company Baugur later became one of Skeljungur ́s biggest shareholders. As an example of other companies that Jón Ásgeir has owned there are Baugur Group, House of Fraser, Big Food Group, Hamleys, Magazin du Nord and Karen Millen. Jón Ásgeir has been the CEO and the Chairman of the Board of Hagar. Jón Ásgeir has a superior knowledge of retail, and of transformation of real estate. Jón Ásgeir has been a part of various operations, small and large, and has a long experience of running companies. Jón Ásgeir has a college degree from the Commercial College of Iceland.
Þórarinn Arnar Sævarsson
- Took seat 2019
Þórarinn Arnar Sævarsson is a certified real estate agent and the operating regional director of RE/MAX in Iceland. He is also on the Board of RPF ehf., Loran ehf. And IREF ehf., which invest in real estates and securities, Sentor ehf., which is a real estate agency, and Iceland Rent ehf., which is in tourism. Þórarinn has a long experience from the real estate market, purchasing, sales, conversion and development of real estate, along with investment projects at consultancy, innovation and technology companies. He has a long experience ofthe Icelandic business sector and has a strong social network. Þórarinn ́s knowledge of the real estate business and operations is considerable, both in Iceland and abroad. Þórarinn also has a degree from the Marine Engineering Collage of Iceland and the Vessel Officer School of Iceland.
Nanna Björk Ásgrímsdóttir
- Took seat 2021
Nanna Björk has been involved in her own investments from 2006 to the present. Previously, Nanna was involved in the operation of a number of retail operations in Iceland and abroad, variously as owner and investor or in a management capacity. These include retail operations such as All Saint, Whistles, Karen Millen, Shoe Studio, and Warehouse. She worked previously with Corporate Finance at Kaupthing Bank, engaging in standard legal affairs from 2001 to 2003 and at Lex Law Firm, also in standard legal work. Nanna has an LLM Master's degree in European law from the University of Stockholm and d a degree in law from the University of Iceland.
Sigurður Kristinn Egilsson
- Took seat 2021
Sigurður is the founder of Arcur Finance, which specializes, among other things, in Corporate Financing and various specialized projects. From 1998 to 2007 Sigurður worked in the Asset Management division of Kaupthing bank, From 2007 to 2010 he was an employee of the bank’s overseas asset management division for professional investors. From 2010 to 2016, Sigurður was head of asset management and specialized funds for ALM Securities, which was financed by pension funds. He has also served on the board of directors of Meniga, representing investors. Sigurður is the Chairman of the Board of NeckCare Holding ehf. Sigurður graduated as a mechanical and industrial engineer from the University of Iceland and is a certified securities dealer.
Guðbjörg Heiða Guðmundsdóttir
- Took seat 2022
Guðbjörg is on the international executive board at Marel with responsibility for the fishing industry. Guðbjörg previously worked as head of product development for Marel in Iceland and the UK. Guðbjörg is on the Executive Board of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce and was previously on the Board of the Technology Development Fund. Guðbjörg has extensive experience when it comes to management at the international level and with an emphasis on innovation in the fisheries sector. Guðbjörg has a master's degree in engineering.