Eirik Lie

Executive Vice President, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
President, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS

Eirik Lie is Executive Vice President of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG) and President of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS, a business area within KONGSBERG.

Prior to his current positions, Lie was the Executive Vice President of Integrated Defence Systems division for Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace. In this role he was responsible for Air Defence Programs, Integrated Naval Combat Programs, air- and land based C4ISR, and Ninox Remote Tower Programs.

Since joining KONGSBERG in 1990, Lie held different positions of increasing responsibility, including software development, systems engineering and several projects and departmental management positions. He has also been head of the communication division located in Asker, Norway.

Lie is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), a company jointly owned between KONGSBERG and Space Norway. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Patria Oyj, a defence and technology company in Finland, where KONGSBERG owns 49.9% of the shares.

Lie holds a degree from Kongsberg College of Engineering, Data Engineering and has attended the Royal Norwegian Navy Officer
Candidate School.