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Björgólfur Jóhannsson

Björgólfur Jóhannsson

President and CEO Icelandair Group

Before joining Icelandair Group Björgólfur was the CEO of Icelandic Group from March 2006. From 1992-1996 Björgólfur was the CFO of UA in Akureyri. He became the CEO of Síldarvinnslan in 1999 and served as the Director of Innovation and Development at Samherji from 1996, having worked as a chartered accountant for two auditing firms from 1980. Björgólfur served as the Chairman of the Board of the Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners from 2003-2008. Björgólfur is the Chairman of the Board of the SA-Confederation of Icelandic Employers since March 2013. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Iceland in 1983 and became a chartered accountant in 1985.

Bogi Nils Bogason

Bogi Nils Bogason

CFO

Bogi Nils started his career within Icelandair Group in October 2008. He was the CFO of Askar Capital from January 2007 until he joined Icelandair Group and the CFO of Icelandic Group from 2004-2006. Bogi Nils served as an auditor and partner at KPMG in Iceland during the years from 1993-2004. Bogi Nils holds a Cand Oecon degree in Business from the University of Iceland and became licensed as a chartered accountant in 1998.

Birkir Hólm Guðnason

Birkir Hólm Guðnason

CEO of Icelandair

Birkir Hólm Guðnason was appointed CEO of Icelandair in May 2008. Birkir has been with Icelandair since year 2000. Birkir started with Icelandair in 2000, first as Sales Manager in Iceland 2000-2002, then as Sales & Marketing Manager in North America 2002-2005, then as General Manager for Central Europe, situated in Frankfurt 2005-2006 and from 2006- 2008 as General Manager for Scandinavia, situated in Copenhagen. Birkir studied in Aalborg Denmark 1995-2000 and holds an Bsc degree in Business Economics and MBA degree in International Business Economics from Aalborg University. He has since then worked for Icelandair.

Magnea Þórey Hjálmarsdóttir

Magnea Þórey Hjálmarsdóttir

Managing Director of Icelandair Hotels

Magnea was appointed Managing Director in July 2005 but joined Icelandair Hotels in 1994. Magnea has worked in the hotel industry since 1991 and held management positions within hotels in Iceland, Switzerland and Japan. She received her MBA from the University of Surrey UK in 2003.