Hordur Arnarson

CEO and President


Hordur Arnarson is the CEO and president of Landsvirkjun, Iceland´s national power company and producer of 75% of the country’s electricity. With extensive experience in corporate leadership and a focus on improving profitability and growth, Landsvirkjun will continue to strengthen its operations by harnessing renewable energy in a sustainable way.

In his previous employment, Dr. Arnarson led food processing equipment company Marel from a small Icelandic company to an undisputed market leader in the area with around 4.000 employees, operations in 30 countries. In November 2009 Dr. Arnarson brought his experience to Landsvirkjun which currently puts a great emphasis on innovation and value creation.

Dr. Arnarson has a PhD. in engineering from the Technical University of Denmark as well as holding a degree in electronic engineering from the University of Iceland.