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Baugur CEO in Wall Street journal

The Wall Street journal profiled Icelandic businessman Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson of Baugur last week. The report starts by an impression at the first meeting with the tycoon:

“Reclining on a black leather sofa at 101 Hotel in Reykjavik’s nightlife district, Jon Asgeir Johannesson didn’t look the part of Iceland’s top corporate raider. As patrons sipped cocktails and mingled in a Jacuzzi, he brushed aside his long blond hair with a hand that sparkled with a pinky ring. “Reykjavik used to be a boring fish town,” he said.”

You can read the rest of the Wall Street Journal story here.

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