Mr. Birkir Hólm Guðnason hired as CEO of Samskip Iceland
The board of Samskip hf. in Iceland has hired Mr. Birkir Hólm Guðnason as CEO. Mr. Guðnason previously held the position of CEO for Icelandair for ten years, the company said in its press release. Before becoming CEO for Icelandair he worked for six years managing various international operations for Icelandair and he enjoyed a total of 18 years with the company.
Mr. Pálmar Óli Magnússon leaves Samskip by his own initiative although Samskip will retain his services while the Iceland operation introduces new sailing routes for the North Atlantic service and while Mr. Guðnason settles into his new role.