Bogi Nils Bogason appointed CEO of Icelandair Group

posted on 5th December 2018 by Justin Burns

The board of directors of Icelandair Group has appointed Bogi Nils Bogason as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company.

He has been the interim president and CEO of Icelandair Group since the end of August.

Chairman of the board of directors, Úlfar Steindórsson said: “It became clear in this process how respected, and well-known the Icelandair brand is all over the world, and we were pleased to find how many highly qualified individuals, both Icelandic and foreign, showed the job interest.

“It was the definitive conclusion of the board that Bogi Nils is the most qualified person for the job. He knows the company, has a clear vision and is well suited to lead it through new times.”

Bogason said: “I am honoured to have been chosen to lead the great group of employees working for Icelandair Group. We are proud of the place we have in the minds of the Icelandic people and the trust we have been shown over the years.

“The future is both exciting and challenging for the company, which calls for a clear vision and effective operations. Icelandair Group has strong pillars that we will build on to forge ahead to success.”

Bogason served as chief financial officer (CFO)of Icelandair Group since October 2008, was CFO with Askar Capital from 2007 to 2008 and also CFO of Icelandic Group from 2004 to 2006.