Codland’s goal is to promote progress in the fishing industry through innovation and collaboration.
The company was founded in 2012 when the Iceland Ocean Cluster brought together seven fishing and ocean-related companies and set the course to create maximum value from every part of the fish.
Codland works with established companies as well as innovators in the marine industry.
Haustak is the largest fish drying company in Iceland. It has two factories in Iceland, in Reykjanes and Egilstaðir.
Vísir is a progressive fishing company, producing a range of fresh, frozen and salted products from long-line caught raw material. Vísir places great emphasis on responsible fishing and full utilization of the catch.
Þorbjörn is one of the larger fishing companies in Iceland. With decades of experience and knowledge in processing wild fish from capture to market. Thorfish is a member of Iceland Responsible Fisheries a FAO based certification scheme.
Tómas Þór Eiríksson / Managing Director
Tómas Þór Eiríksson is the Managing Director of Codland. He holds a Global Executive MBA degree from EADA, Barcelona and HHL Leipzig. He also has a B.S.c. degree in business administration from the University of Akureyri. Tómas has over 13 years of experience as a CFO, project finance manager and in corporate advisory. Tómas worked for Virding in Corporate advisory until spring 2015 when he joined the Codland team.
Davíð Tómas Davíðsson / Research and Development
Davíð Tómas Davíðsson is the Research and Development Manager for Codland. He holds a B.Sc. in biology and fisheries science from the University of Iceland and a M.Sc. in food science from NMBU, Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Ås. He worked for the Icelandic Marine Research Institute before beginning his graduate studies. After finishing his studies in Norway, he joined Codland in early 2014.