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Jakob Sigurdsson

Direttore Non Esecutivo Indipendente

Jakob Sigurdsson
Posizione Direttore Non Esecutivo Indipendente
Nazionalità Islandese
Tenure Nominato il 1 Ottobre 2020
Comitati Membro del Comitato di Controllo e Rischio
Membro del Comitato di Nomina

Competenze ed esperienze chiave

  • International business experience across a diverse range of sectors with particular emphasis on growth in new or developing markets
  • Strong background in general management and track record of delivering positive change

Nomine esterne

Chief Executive Officer of Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high-performance polymer solutions. Jakob has more than 20 years’ experience in large multinational companies, both listed and private, including nine years with Rohm & Haas (now part of Dow Chemical) in the US, as well as Chief Executive of food manufacturer Alfesca in Europe and Chief Executive of Promens.

Between September 2016 and June 2017, Jakob was Chief Executive Officer of VÍS, the largest Icelandic insurance and reinsurance company. He has held various Non-Executive roles and was a Member of the University of Iceland Council and a Non-Executive Director of the Icelandic Technology and Development Board.

Qualifiche

Jakob ha conseguito una laurea in chimica presso l'Università d'Islanda e un MBA presso la J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management della Northwestern University.