Marel appoints Managing Directors of Industry Centers

by Editor
Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Marel Food Systems hf announced the appointment of a team of Managing Directors who will head the four new Industry Centers of the company’s operations.

The establishment of the Industry Centers – for fish, meat, poultry and further processing – was a reflection of the enhanced industry-oriented focus that Marel was adopting in order to better serve customers in each of its four primary markets, the company stated.

The appointments announced today are as follows:

Sigsteinn Gretarsson has been appointed Managing Director of the Fish and Meat Industry Centers. Sigsteinn also serves as Managing Director of Marel ehf. and is a Management Board member.

Anton de Weerd has been appointed Managing Director of the Poultry Industry Center. Anton is also Managing Director of Stork PMT and Stork Gamco.

Theo Hoen, CEO of Marel Food Systems, will serve as Managing Director of the Further Processing Industry Center.

In addition, Petur Gudjonsson has been appointed Managing Director of the Sales and Service Units (SSUs), the field offices around the world that make up the distribution network for the four Industry Centers. Petur is also Senior Director of Sales and Marketing.