Arion Bank adds Benedikt Gislason to its Board of Directors

– ICELAND, Reykjavik – Arion Bank (CPH:ARION), announced that Benedikt Gíslason was elected as a new director to the Board of Directors, at a shareholders’ meeting held today.

The Board of Directors of Arion Bank now has the following members: Eva Cederbalk, chairman, Brynjólfur Bjarnason, vice-chairman, Herdís Dröfn Fjeldsted, Måns Höglund, Steinunn Kristín Thórdardóttir and Benedikt Gíslason.

Benedikt is currently a consultant and on the board of Genís hf., EC Hugbúnadur ehf. and EC Software Sweden and an alternate board member of Brekkuás ehf. Benedikt previously worked as a senior consultant for Kaupthing, senior advisor for Iceland’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and he has held a variety of managerial positions at Straumur- Burdarás. Benedikt also worked as managing director of capital markets at FL Group and at proprietary trading and capital markets at Icelandic Investment Bank (FBA), later Íslandsbanki-FBA. Benedikt was also a board member at Kaupthing and VÍS Insurance.

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