Hans-Jørgen Wibstad appointed Chief Financial Officer at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA

Hans-Jørgen Wibstad (47) has been appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the technology corporation KONGSBERG. He will also be member of Corporate Executive Management. He comes from a position as SVP Finance at STX Europe and has extensive executive management experience from CFO and CEO positions with several Norwegian and international shipping and offshore companies. Wibstad will succeed Arne Solberg on 1 January 2012. Solberg will be moving on to a new role, where he will address a variety of corporate assignments.

“We are very pleased that Hans-Jørgen will be our new CFO and we look forward to welcoming him to our team early next year”, remarks CEO Walter Qvam.