Chief Executive Officer - CEO

Laxar Fiskeldi ehf. has an exciting opportunity for a CEO at its operation in Iceland. Preferably the candidate should have an experience in salmon farming as well as in development and organizational building. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to contribute to the development of an exciting company with a bright future. This role reports to the Chairman of the Board of Laxar Fiskeldi.


  • Oversees all operational responsibilities of landand sea-based facilities of the company
  • Builds and develops an organizational- and operating culture that supports the company‘s vision
  • Develops operational and strategic plans in collaboration with the company‘s board
  • Reviews and implements improvements in consultation with the management team
  • Sets clear and motivating goals for the employees
  • Develops community relationships and also with pertinent stakeholders
  • Explores and develops value adding processes


  • University degree that is applicable to the functions of the operation
  • Advantage if the candidate is experienced within Icelandic business community
  • Operational- and managerial experience preferably in salmon farming
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken tongue. Norwegian is an advantage
  • Leadership- and teamwork skills
  • Strong analytical skills with good attention to detail
  • Drive and tenacity

Please send a CV and cover letter (in English) by e-mail to 

Thordur S. Oskarsson
Managing Director
+354 511 1225
Lars Måsøval
Chairman of the Board
+47 9183 8684

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