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Hege Skryseth to KONGSBERG

21.06.2013

Hege Skryseth (45) will be joining KONGSBERG as Vice President Corporate Business Development.

 

Hege Skryseth is to
start in September

Hege Skryseth comes from a position as general manager of Microsoft Norway, a position she has had for 3.5 years. Skryseth has extensive international experience, including more than 10 years as a senior executive in the IT industry. Before working at Microsoft Norway, she was vice president and subsequently CEO of Geogroup AS, a distributor for the company ESRI of the US.

 

Hege has years of Board experience from a number of companies, and is currently a director of the financial daily Dagens Næringsliv and Abelia (The Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry). Skryseth has demonstrated a strong commitment to civic duty, serving on several government-appointed committees, including the committees for a national IT strategy and inclusive working life.

 

"I am looking forward to getting started on exciting new responsibilities at KONGSBERG as Vice President Corporate Business Development. KONGSBERG is a leading international technology enterprise with world-class solutions driven by its comprehensive focus on creativity and innovation. The Group has experienced fantastic growth in recent years, and currently has considerable international operations based on its presence in 25 countries. After many years with international companies and corporate structures, I am looking forward to helping to set the strategic direction for the Group and to contributing to its further growth", comments Hege Skryseth.

KONGSBERG CEO Walter Qvam is very pleased that Skryseth will be playing a part in the Group's business development.

 

“Hege Skryseth's long-standing, successful career in leading IT positions makes us proud to welcome her aboard. Hege's expertise will be an important addition and help promote our corporate development and further growth. We are looking forward to benefitting from the broad knowledge she has gained from working with leading international players, and her experience will contribute to KONGSBERG's further expansion", remarks CEO Walter Qvam.

 

Skryseth will be assuming her new position on 1 September.

 

For further information, please contact:
Ronny Lie, Communications Director
T: +47 322 88200/+47 916 10798

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