Board of directors

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

Thoranna Jonsdottir

Chairman of the Board

Thoranna has recently worked as independent management consultant, e.g. for Alvotech, Marel and several public institutions. She has served in various positions at Reykjavik University, served as dean of the Department of Business from 2013-2016 and prior to that as senior executive director of strategy and operations. Thoranna served as Business Development Officer at the sister companies Veritas and Vistor in 2005-2008, she was the first General Manager of Artasan and one of the founders of Audur Capital. Thoranna has extensive experience of board membership, she is Chairman of the Board of Landsbref, a member of the board of Veritas since 2018 and prior to that, among others, served on the boards of, Krónan, Íslandsbanki and Lyfja. Thoranna holds a doctorate in business from Cranfield University, an MBA degree from IESE in Barcelona and a master´s degree in pharmaceuticals.

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.

Matthías Matthíasson

Matth­ías Matth­ías­son has been the general manager at Borgarplast since 2021. In 2009-2020. Matthías was previously the director of operations at Eimskip. In 2004-2009 Matthías war the general manager at Kom­atsu in Denmark and before that Matthías was general manager at Eimskip in Germany and in 1996-2004 Matthías was sales manager of import and export at Eimskip in Iceland.