Gudridur Svana Bjarnadóttir, COO

Introducing our new COO: Gudridur “Svana” Bjarnadottir

The Board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Svana Bjarnadottir as our new COO with effect from 1 October 2016. Svana’s appointment as COO comes as part of a planned leadership transition that has been in place since earlier this year, with the appointments of Juergen Kudritzki and Fridtjof Rohde. Svana will focus on operational matters, including asset management, investment, finance, investor relations and strategic planning.

Svana has a legal and financial background, and has for the last few years been the General Counsel for Advania, a leading Nordic IT company which offers a wide range of services and solutions, including hosting and data centre services. She was a Senior Legal Counsel for Kaupthing hf. and an associate in International Corporate Services at KPMG LLP New York. Svana studied LL.M International Tax at New York University School of law and has an advanced diploma in law and business from New York University Stern School of Business.

We welcome Svana Bjarnadottir to the Marorka team.