Geir Håøy assumes the position of CEO as of today
As announced in January, Geir Håøy is appointed as the new CEO of KONGSBERG. Håøy assumes the position as of today, June 6th 2016.
- KONGSBERG is in a time with demanding challenges and several opportunities. Geir Håøy excels with long international and industrial experience and has for five years led Kongsberg Maritime, KONGSBERG’s largest business area. It is very pleasing that the best candidate came from KONGSBERG. We put great emphasis on internal recruitment and are very pleased that this now also succeeded at the top level, says Finn Jebsen, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Geir Håøy is 50 years old and was employed by KONGSBERG in 1993. He has been a part of the corporate management team since 2010 when appointed new President of Kongsberg Maritime.
- KONGSBERG has a solid market position and technology platform. We have over 7 700 competent employees and a strong corporate culture. We will continue to develop the company to the benefit of our owners, customers and employees. KONGSBERG’s strategy is future oriented and will remain firm. It is a great responsibility I am taking on and I go to the task with enthusiasm and great respect, says Geir Håøy.
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