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Dr Bjorgvin Skuli Sigurdsson appointed Executive Vice president of the Marketing and Business Development Division

February 18, 2013

Dr Bjorgvin Skuli Sigurdsson has been appointed as Executive Vice President of the Marketing and Business Development Division at Landsvirkjun.

The division´s role is to maximise Landsvirkjun’s long-term profit potential, through the innovative and effective promotion and sale of products and services, within the national and international energy sector. The division is also responsible for forging long-term, productive business relationships with present and prospective clients, coordinating the various contracts and identifying lucrative opportunities, within the energy market.

The Executive Vice President of the Marketing and Business Development Division reports directly to the CEO of Landsvirkjun.

Since 2010, Dr Sigurdsson has been employed as Vice President at Deutsche Bank in London. Before joining Detsche Bank, Dr Sigurdsson was employed by Lehman Brothers for three years and and subsequently worked for the bank's US administrators. He is also one of the founders of the software company Mentis.

Dr Sigurdsson holds a PhD. in Management Science and Engineering as well as a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance, both from Stanford University.  Prior to this, Dr Sigurdsson completed a C.S degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Iceland.

He is married to Kristin Fridgeirsdottir, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations at the London Business School and they have three children.

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