Vónin has opened an office in Reykjavik, Iceland, under the brand Vónin Ísland, and appointed Björn Johannsson as sales manager.
Hjalmar Petersen, managing director of the Vónin Group, says: ‘We have taken this step to get closer contact with the Icelandic market and to be able to offer this market a better service.
‘We have appointed Björn Johannsson, who is a familiar figure in the Icelandic fishing industry, and we are very happy and proud to have him on our team.’
Björn, whose father owned two fishing boats, has been a fisherman, cold storage manager, fish salesman, and has also sold fishing gear.
Vónin is a major supplier of fishing gear and aquaculture equipment. Operating globally, it is located in the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia, Lithuania and now also in Iceland.