BAADER hires Jón Birgir Gunnarsson as CSO
Jón Birgir Gunnarsson has joined BAADER as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSO), for Skaginn 3X and BAADER Ísland as of August 8, 2022. He will be based in Reykjavík.
Gunnarsson is well acquainted with Skaginn 3X as he led the successful development of its new brand identity and image when he led sales and marketing during the company’s strong growth stage from 2016 to 2019.
“With the appointment of Jón Birgir Gunnarsson, we are further strengthening our position in the Icelandic market and our expertise on superior pelagic processing solutions to the benefit of our customers”, says Robert Focke, Managing Director BAADER Fish.
“I am convinced that he will be as dedicated in adhering to our customer’s needs as he is to Skaginn 3X and the BAADER multi-brand product portfolio, this is what brought him back”.
Jón Birgir Gunnarsson says: “It is a motivating task to keep the Icelandic teams’ strength in agility and adaptability while combining it with the important robustness and stability that BAADER represents, I am extremely excited to be in an important leadership role in this strong company, not the least because I believe we will be a leading force. There seems to be no other Icelandic company that has this number of specialized and dedicated employees who focus only on fish processing technology.”
In his role, Gunnarsson will be responsible for accelerating sales activities in the local Icelandic market for the entire BAADER multi-brand portfolio. Together with his team, he will further provide the global lead on all wall-to-wall pelagic processing solutions.
BAADER Ísland and Skaginn 3X recently joined forces in Iceland to establish even stronger customer support and foster joint innovation within seafood processing.