Video: Geir Håøy Takes the Helm at Kongsberg
As announced in January, Geir Håøy has been appointed as the new CEO of marine electronics and defense firm KONGSBERG. Håøy’s appointment took effect on June 6.
“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,” said Finn Jebsen, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Geir Håøy is 50 years old and has been employed by KONGSBERG since 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,” said Geir Håøy.
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