New members of the Board of Directors


Katrín Olga Jóhannesdóttir, born in 1962, is currently Chairman of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chairman of Iceland Growth Forum, Board member of Icelandair Group, a member of Akur Invest’s investment committee and sits on the Board of Trustees for Reykjavik University. Her prior management positions include Skipti, Siminn, Navision Software Iceland and Board positions at Advania, Central bank of Iceland, Sirius IT, Skjárinn, Ja, Ölgerdin Egill Skallagrimsson and Icepharma. Katrin Olga holds a Bachelor degree in Business from the University of Iceland and a Master degree from the University of Odense.

Vesa Suurmunne, born in 1955, is currently CEO of Nordic Mezzanine Advisers Limited. His prior management positions include Hambro European Ventures, Hambros Bank Limited, Arctos Asset Management and the Industrialization Fund of Finland. Vesa holds a Master of Science in Technology from Helsinki University of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Studies from Helsinki School of Economics.

Advania’s Board of Directors consists of the Chairman Thomas Ivarson and Board members Birgitta Stymne Göransson, Bengt Engström, Katrín Olga Jóhannesdóttir and Vesa Suurmunne.

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Thomas Ivarson, Chairman of the Board:
”We are very pleased to have Katrín Olga and Vesa on board. They have extensive business and Board experience and great insight into Advania’s key markets. They bring knowhow and expertize to the Board that support our vision of further growth by offering IT services that help our customers to create value. I welcome them to the Advania team.”

For more information, please contact:
Thomas Ivarson, Chairman of the Board, phone +46 70 264 39 43 or
Gestur G Gestsson, Group CEO, phone +46 76 140 01 55, email:

Bilde: Styret i Advania AB, fra venstre:Vesa Suurmunne, Katrín Olga Jóhannesdóttir, Birgitta Stymne Göransson, Thomas Ivarson og Bengt Engström.

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