Company Profile

The Board of Directors



Rúni M Hansen, Chairman of the Board
Born 1967. MSc. in Economics and Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School, 1993. DBA, Lancaster University, The Management School, Lancaster UK, 1994. Career: Statoil, member of Global Exploration management team for Europe and North Africa, 2007–present. Director for Statoil Faroes and Statoil Greenland. Board member of Vónin 1998–2008, Chairman 2002–2008. Board Member of Føroya Banki 1999–2006, Vice Chairman 2003–2006. Board member of Bakkafrost since 2009.
Mr. Hansen holds 10,000 shares in the company.

Johannes Jensen, Deputy Chairman of the Board
Born 1966. MBA, Lancaster, Lancaster University 1998. Faroe Seafood 1987–2001. Marketing Director Faroe Seafood 1999–2001, Managing Director Hotel Føroyar 2002–present. Board member Effo, Board member sp/f Coastzone, Board member Framtak, Board member sp/f Etika Holding. Board member of Bakkafrost since 2009.
Mr. Jensen holds no shares in the company.



Tor Magne Lønnum, Board member
Born 1967. Norwegian State authorised accountant and Executive Master of Business and Administration. Career: Chief Financial Officer of Gjensidige NOR Insurance - Group director for Strategy and Group Development of Gjensidige NOR Insurance - Deputy CEO, CFO of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA for 9 years. Current position: CFO of Tryg AS and Tryg Forsikring AS. Board Member of Bakkafrost since 2014.
Mr. Lønnum holds 1,500 shares in the company.

Virgar Dahl, Board member
Born 1958. Gratuated as ship Captain in 1981. Navigator and Captain, 1981-1989. Director of Marine Department in Tryggingarfelagið Føroyar. Board member of Føroya Realkreditstovnur. Board member of Bakkafrost since 2006.
Mr. Dahl holds 7,000 shares in the company.


Annika Frederiksberg, Board member
Born 1971. Graduated from Faroese Business School – Basic Vocational Course, Commercial Line in 1989. Part of Bakkafrost administration team 1990–2008. Part of Bakkafrost sales team 2008–present. Board member of Bakkafrost since 2008.
Mrs. Frederiksberg holds 14,460 in the company.

Øystein Sandvik, Board member
Born 1949. Bank Economist. Extensive experience from Nordea Bank Norge, specializing in the aquaculture and fishing sectors. Board member of Bakkafrost since 2013.
Mr. Sandvik holds no shares in the company.