Senior Management of Icelandair Group
PRESIDENT AND CEO ICELANDAIR GROUP
Before joining Icelandair Group Björgólfur was the CEO of Icelandic Group from March 2006. He became the CEO of Síldarvinnslan in 1999 and served as the Director of Innovation and Development at Samherji from 1996. From 1992-1996 Björgólfur was the CFO of UA in Akureyri, having worked as a chartered accountant for two auditing firms from 1980. Björgólfur has served as the Chairman of the Board of the Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners since 2003. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Iceland in 1983 and became a chartered accountant in 1985.
CFO ICELANDAIR GROUP
Hlynur was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Icelandair Group in 2006 after being Icelandair’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Resource Management since April 2005. He joined Flugleiðir in 1995 as Director of Finance of the domestic airline operation and of Air Iceland from 1997. He holds a BS degree in Business from Rockford College, llinois since 1991.
COO ICELANDAIR GROUP
Sigþór was appointed Chief Operating OfficerCOO of Icelandair Group in March 2006. He was Managing Director of Loftleiðir Icelandic from its foundation on January 1, 2002 until 2006. He joined Flugleiðir in April 1996, first in positions related to strategic planning, but as of May 1999 he served as Director of Resource Management where he assumed responsibility for management of all flight-related costs, including aircraft leasing, station management and fuel purchasing. He holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering and management.
VP CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS OF ICELANDAIR GROUP
Guðjón joined Flugleiðir in 2000 as Manager of Public Relations and Company Spokesman and then became Director for Communications for FL Group and Icelandair. He studied English and literature at the University of Iceland and started his carrier in journalism in 1976, working as a reporter and editor for newspapers and TV in Iceland. He also worked in advertising before starting up and managing the PR company Athygli 1990-1998. Gudjon has also written several historical books.