After six years at the helm of the Association, Mr Árnason’s predecessor, Mr Kåre Bryn of Norway, steps down on 31 August. Ms Bergdís Ellertsdóttir of Iceland, Deputy Secretary-General in Brussels since 2007 leaves her post at the same time. At their meeting in Gstaad, Switzerland, on 28 June, the EFTA Ministers thanked them for their excellent service to the organisation and its members. Mr Ivo Kaufmann of Switzerland will continue as Deputy Secretary-General in the Geneva office.
Mr Árnason’s CV is available here.
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