The Board of Directores of Skeljungur hf. has hired Árni Pétur Jónsson, as a new CEO of Skeljungur with immediate effect. Árni Pétur finished Cand Oecon from the University of Iceland 1991. Árni Pétur has extensive experience in business operations, large and small. He has worked with companies in international trade, such as Vodafone, Debenhams, Zara, Top Shop and Iceland. Árni was the CEO of Teymi hf. when it was listed in the Icelandic Stock Exchange. Árni has also worked as a managing director at Olís and managing director of Hagar food division overseeing Hagkaup, Bónus and Aðföng. In recent years, Árni Pétur has been the CEO of Tíu Ellefu (10/11)/Iceland and Basko but sold his share in 2016.

Árni Pétur has served as board member in numerous companies, either as a board member or chairman of the board. These include companies such as Lyfja, Securitas, Skeljungur, Penninn, Borgun and Eldum rétt. Árni Pétur has also been involved in the operation of the telephone company Kall in the Faroe Islands and Bónus in the Faroe Islands.

 Jens Meinhard Rasmussen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Skeljungur: 

„By hiring Árni Pétur as Skeljungur‘s CEO, we‘re gaining experience and knowledge that will help us to look ahead and shape the company for the future.“

Árni Pétur Jónsson, CEO of Skeljungur:

„I look forward this exciting project. I know Skeljungur well and know that there are powerful and experienced people. Our operations in Iceland and Faroe Islands are based on a solid foundation that we will continue to develop. The business environment of the company has and will change in the coming years, which makes the job very interesting.“

For further information please contact Jens Meinhard Rasmussen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Skeljungur,

Skeljungur is an energy company which sells products and services in Iceland, the Faroe Islands and in the N-Atlantic. Skeljungur’s main activities are import, storage, sales and distribution of fuel and fuel related products. The Company operates 76 gas stations and 6 oil depots in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. In addition, the Company operates convenience stores and provides services and sells oils for house heating in the Faroe Islands and sells fertilizer and other chemical products in Iceland. The Company’s customer base spans from individuals to institutions and companies in the fishing industry, agriculture, transport and contractors. Skeljungur owns the brand names Skeljungur, Orkan and OrkanX in Iceland and Magn in the Faroe Islands. Skeljungur’s goal is to fulfil the energy needs of individuals and companies in an efficient and safe way, in harmony with the environment.