Johnny Løcka (49) has been appointed the new executive vice president with responsibility for staff functions at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA. This newly established position will cover areas such as internal and external communication, management development, personnel, corporate social responsibility and legal affairs. Løcka will be part of the Executive Management Group, and will also have a seat on the Board of Kongsberg Teknologipark AS.
Johnny Løcka comes from a position as president of Kongsberg Teknologipark AS, and has previously had key positions at Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS.
Løcka will assume his new position on 1 January 2010.