Håøy Takes Over at Kongsberg

Photo: Kongsberg

Geir Håøy has assumed the position of the new CEO of Kongsberg as of today, June 6, 2016.

Håøy has replaced Walter Qvam, who handed in his resignation in January 2016.

Geir Håøy (49) joined Kongsberg in 1993. He has been a part of the corporate management team since 2010 when appointed new president of Kongsberg Maritime.

“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 said: “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.”

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