Group Management

Regin Jacobsen
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Born 1966. Faroese citizen. Mr. Jacobsen has been Chief Executive Officer of Bakkafrost since 1989.

Education: Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Accounting (HDR), Aarhus School of Business.

Number of shares in Bakkafrost: Holds 4,494,924 shares.

Mr. Jacobsen has extensive experience from the salmon industry and finances. Mr. Jacobsen was Financial Manager of P/F Bakkafrost before he became Chief Executive Officer of P/F Bakkafrost.

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Gunnar Nielsen
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


Born 1977. Faroese citizen. Mr. Nielsen has been Chief Financial Officer of Bakkafrost since 2014.

Education: Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Accounting (HDR), Aarhus School of Business. MSc in Business Economics & Auditing, Copenhagen Business School.

Number of shares in Bakkafrost: Holds 1,432 shares.

Mr. Nielsen has experience in the finance sector. Mr. Nielsen has held positions as corporate finance advisor and auditor. Before joining Bakkafrost, Mr. Nielsen held different positions in the TF Group, including being advisor and CEO in TF Íløgur.

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Odd Eliasen
Managing Director - Havsbrún


Born 1965. Faroese citizen. Mr. Eliasen has been Managing Director of Havsbrún since 2012.

Education: Teacher Certificate Exam, University of the Faroe Islands.

Number of shares in Bakkafrost: Holds 172,843 shares.

Mr. Eliasen has broad experience from the fish farming industry and has been an active player in restructuring the fish farming industry in the Faroe Islands. Mr. Eliasen has been responsible for Havsbrún's farming activities and has held various board positions in the industry. Mr. Eliasen was board member of Bakkafrost from 2006 to 2012.

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