Brynjólfur Bjarnason has been appointed CEO of the Enterprise Investment Fund. Brynjólfur has extensive experience of the Icelandic industries. He was Chief Executive Officer of the telecommunications companies Síminn and Skipti in 2002-2012, Chief Executive Officer of the fisheries company Grandi hf. in 1984-2002 and managing director of the publishing company Almenna Bókafélagid in 1976-1984. He has also served on the boards of directors of numerous companies and organisations in Iceland. Brynjólfur has a degree in business from the University of Iceland and completed his MBA at the University of Minnesota in 1973.

Thorkell Sigurlaugsson, Chairman of the Board of the Iceland Enterprise Investment Fund: “We are extremely fortunate that Brynjólfur is available to take forward the important projects that lie ahead for the Iceland Enterprise Investment Fund. He has extensive experience of corporate management and first-hand knowledge of a wide range of areas of the Icelandic economy. The Iceland Enterprise Investment Fund currently has holdings in seven companies, and the task ahead is to work with the managers and employees of these companies to take them forward and investigate further attractive investment opportunities that will fit well with the Fund’s strategy.