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Bogi Nils Bogason

Bogi Nils Bogason

President & CEO Icelandair Group

Bogi Nils was appointed CEO of Icelandair Group in December 2018 after having served as the Chief Financial Officer since 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.

Birna Osk Einarsdóttir

Birna Osk Einarsdóttir

Chief Sales and Customer Experience Officer

Birna Osk Einarsdóttir was appointed Chief Service and Customer Experience Officer in February 2019 after having served as the Chief Customer Experience Officer and Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer since she joined Icelandair Group in 2018. She served as the Executive Vice-President of Marketing and Business Development for Landsvirkjun from 2017-2018. Prior to that, she was Executive Director at the IT company Siminn from 2011, most recently as Head of Sales and Services. Birna Osk joined Siminn in 2001 and worked in various other roles such as in public relations, HR, as the Head of its Project Management Office and the Marketing Manager. Birna has a BSc. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Reykjavik and an MSc. Degree in Management and Strategic Planning from the University of Iceland. She has also completed the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) at IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Elisabet Helgadottir

Elisabet Helgadottir

Chief Human Resources Officer

Elisabet Helgadottir was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer in January 2018. She worked in Human Resource Management at Islandsbanki since 2007 and as the Head of Career Development for the last five years. Her tasks at Islandsbanki included supervision of all staff education and training, management training, executive coaching and performance management. From 2000 to 2007 she worked for Capacent Gallup on research and consultancy. Elisabet completed a BA. Degree in Psychology at the University of Iceland in 2000 and a degree in Human Resource Management at the EADA Business School in Barcelona in 2007.

Gunnar Már Sigurfinnsson

Gunnar Már Sigurfinnsson

Managing Director Icelandair Cargo

Gunnar Mar Sigurfinnsson has served as the Managing Director of Icelandair Cargo since 2008. From mid-year 2018 to February 2019 he also served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Icelandair alongside his role at Icelandair Cargo. He was the SVP of Sales and Marketing at Icelandair from 2005 to 2008 and General Manager of Germany, Netherlands & the Central Europe regions from 2001-2005 . Gunnar Mar was the Director of Sales in Germany from 1997 to 2000. Prior to that, he worked at Flugleidir Domestic as the Sales and Marketing Manager until 1997, after having worked at that Company in various roles since 1986 Gunnar Mar holds a Business Administration Degree from the University of Iceland.

Jens Thordarson

Jens Thordarson

Chief Operating Officer

Jens Thordarson was appointed Chief Operating Officer in January 2018 after having served as VP Technical Operations at Icelandair since October 2011. He has worked at the Company since 2006, first as an assistant to the Managing Director of ITS, a subsidiary of Icelandair. After that he was the Director of Finance and Resources at Icelandair’s Technical Division from 2007 to 2010 before he became the Head of the Materials and Procurement department. Jens is an Industrial Engineer and holds an M.Sc. Degree from the University of Iceland.