Board of directors

Distica's board members are experienced individuals with a diverse business background.

Hrund Rudolfsdóttir

Chairman of the Board

Mrs. Hrund Rudolfsdottir is the CEO of Veritas since October 2013. She succeeded Mr. Hreggvidur Jonsson, the main shareholder of Veritas, who had been the CEO of Veritas since 2002. Previously Mrs. Rudolfsdottir was Corporate Director of Human Resources at Marel Food Systems Corporate. She has held various leadership positions in the past, including Director of operation and investments at Moderna Finance ehf./Milestone ehf., CEO for L&H Holding (part of the Milestone group) responsible for all its investments within the health, retail and pharmaceutical sector, both in Iceland as well as abroad, CEO for Lyf & heilsa hf. (the second largest chain of pharmacies in Iceland) and Chief of Operation at Lyf & heilsa hf.

Mrs. Rudolfsdottir also serves on the boards of various companies and committees, both in Iceland and abroad. She holds a Master of Science degree from Copenhagen Business School, a Cand.Oecon. degree, with Management as a major degree, from the University of Iceland, as well as having finished an Advanced Management Program (AMP) at IESE Business School.

Jóhann Jónsson

Mr. Jonsson has substantial business experience and has served on the board of a number of companies, including Iceland Seafood Corporation Ltd., USA. He served as CEO of ISI Seafood Ltd. in Canada for a number of years. Mr. Jonsson graduated with a business degree from The Cooperative School of Bifrost in 1976.

Kjartan Steinsson

Mr. Steinsson has decades of experience in finance and operations. He joined Vistor in 2007 and later Veritas in 2008. He is responsible for Veritas‘ finances, fixed assets and real estate. Previously, from 1997 to 2006, he was Financial Manager at Asbjorn Olafsson ehf., an import and wholesale company in Iceland, and he held the position of General Manager at the Icelandic Youth Hostel Association from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Steinsson holds a Cand.Oecon. degree, with Finance as a major degree, from the University of Iceland.