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Kongsberg Digital appoints Jalal Gseir as new SVP Finance

As of October 1st, 2019, Jalal Gseir will step into the role as Senior Vice President of Finance in Kongsberg Digital. Jalal’s international background in the cross section between industry and business development will serve to further strengthen the company’s top management group.

“The last couple of years, Kongsberg Digital has made great strides towards developing and fine tuning our digital offering. With the recent launch of Vessel Insight for the maritime sector and a strategic focus on Dynamic Digital Twins for oil & gas, the company is entering a new phase where we will deliver to a discerning and quality oriented global industrial market. As SVP Finance at Kongsberg Digital, Jalal will be instrumental in this transition and in the further development of our business,” says Hege Skryseth, President of Kongsberg Digital and Executive Vice President of KONGSBERG.

Jalal Gseir comes from the position of Chief Financial Officer for Yara Africa, a position he has held since 2017. In his former role, Jalal led the strategy and business development of Yara Africa and was key in its business transformation. Prior to joining Yara corporate finance in 2015, Jalal held the position of Director in pwc where he worked as a consultant for eight years.

“I am very happy to join Kongsberg Digital at this exciting time in the company’s development. The recent achievements present great business opportunities, and I look forward to contributing to the solid project of Kongsberg Digital, and be part of a strong management team,” says Jalal Gseir.

Jalal has a Master of Science in Management with a Major in Corporate Finance from EM Lyon business school, and was part of the MBA exchange program at Monash University. He also has a double Bachelor’s degree in French Business Law and Common Law from UCP in Paris.

Mathilde Vik Magnussen
VP Marketing and Communication