Senior Management

A strong team with the experience to drive the business forward.

ÁGÚST GUDMUNDSSON

Chief Executive Officer, Bakkavor Group

Length of service within Group: 30 years

Nationality: Icelandic

Professional background: Founder of Bakkavor Group in 1986, Executive Chairman 1986 – May 2006 and Chief Executive Officer from May 2006.

Education: College of Ármúli in Reykjavik, Iceland

PETER GATES

Chief Financial Officer, Bakkavor Group

Length of service within Group: 6 years

Nationality: British

Professional background: A Chartered Accountant and a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Former experience includes working for a number of international companies, including Saatchi & Saatchi Co. plc and Avis Europe plc. Appointed CFO of Bakkavor Group in November 2010.

Education: BSc. (Hons) in Economics from the University of Southampton

MIKE EDWARDS

Chief Operating Officer, UK

Length of service within Group: 15 years

Nationality: British

Professional Background: Mike joined Bakkavor in 2001 and has held various general and senior management roles before being appointed as Chief Operating Officer for our UK businesses in January 2014. Mike became a member of the management board in March 2014. Prior to Bakkavor Mike worked at United Biscuits and Heinz.

Education: BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Portsmouth Polytechnic

PIPPA GREENSLADE

Group HR Director, Bakkavor Group

Length of service within Group: 3 years

Nationality: British

Professional background: A HR professional with over 25 years of global experience including senior management/director roles for Cadbury Schweppes in the UK and overseas and the British Council. Appointed to the Group’s Management Board in September 2013.

Education: BA Psychology, University of Durham

EINAR GÚSTAFSSON

Managing Director, Bakkavor Asia

Length of service within Group: 10 years

Nationality: Icelandic

Professional background: Turned around two businesses in the seafood industry after spending initial career at Deloitte Consulting.

Education: Graduate in BSc Business Administration and MBA

IVAN CLINGAN

President, USA

Length of service within Group: 26 years

Nationality: British

Professional Background: Prior to Bakkavor worked at Nestle. Since joining has worked in various financial, general and senior management roles before taking his current position as Managing Director of Prepared Produce. Became a member of the Management Board in March 2011.

Education: BA (Joint Hons) in Finance and Economics from University of Stirling. Qualified Accountant (CIMA)