Mette Toft Bjørgen has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG)

Toft Bjørgen (47) comes from the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace which she has held since 2021. She has previously worked as CFO at Ekornes and held various positions within finance and analysis at Equinor and Carnegie.

- I am very pleased that Mette Toft Bjørgen has accepted the position as new CFO in KONGSBERG. She has a solid professional expertise, broad management experience from large international companies and she knows KONGSBERG very well. I am happy that we found the best qualified person in our own ranks, says Geir Håøy, CEO at KONGSBERG.

- I’m grateful for the trust and look forward to taking on exciting and challenging tasks as CFO of KONGSBERG. KONGSBERG is Norway's leading technology company and well positioned in a world which is characterized by sustainability and security. I am looking forward to becoming part of the group management team, and to contribute to the company's further development together with many new talented colleagues, says incoming CFO Mette Toft Bjørgen.

Toft Bjørgen will take the position from 14th of April. To ensure continuity, Gyrid Skalleberg Ingerø will assist with the group's results for the first quarter of 2023.

- I would like to take this opportunity to thank the outgoing CFO Gyrid Skalleberg Ingerø for her valuable contribution over the past six years. Gyrid has added considerable expertise and strengthened the group during her time in KONGSBERG - a period characterized by growth and where a solid foundation has been made for the years to come. I am therefor happy that Gyrid has agreed to assist in the work to develop Kongsberg Digital going forward, says CEO Geir Håøy, says CEO Geir Håøy.