Valur joined Medis in 2001 and was appointed Managing Director in 2003. He has been leading Medis in his current role as CEO since 2008.
Under his leadership, the company has increased its revenues from €120M to over €350M.
Since taking on the role of CEO, Valur has guided the business throughout numerous expansion projects integrating newly acquired assets and increasing the footprint of Medis globally. Valur has also managed to successfully grow the company despite several changes in ownership. Under his leadership, Medis has come out as a stronger and more capable partner to its clients.
Valur has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including 18 years in leadership positions with generics companies. Valur holds an MSc degree in Pharmacy from the University of Iceland.