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Kongsberg Maritime appoints new president

Lisa Edvardsen Haugan has been appointed president of marine technology company Kongsberg Maritime. She will succeed the current president, Egil Haugsdal, on November 1, 2022.

Edvardsen Haugan has held several key roles at Kongsberg and has many years of experience gained within the company’s defense and civil business sectors. She has also been EVP of finance at Kongsberg Maritime and finance director at Kongsberg Protech Systems. She is currently head of Kongsberg Maritime’s deck machinery and motion control division.

“Lisa has proven high capacity and a strategic mindset,” said Geir Håøy, CEO of Kongsberg Gruppen. “I am confident that with her long industrial experience she is the right person to further develop the global maritime leadership position we have. We have a big task and responsibility to continue developing new, green technology for the ocean economy.”

“I am both proud and happy for the trust I have been given through this appointment, and not least I am humbled by the societal mission Kongsberg Gruppen has as a world-leading maritime company,” commented Edvardsen Haugan. “We are a complete technology and equipment supplier to the maritime industry. Our employees enable operations at the bottom of the sea, in arctic waters, in the busiest ports and under the harshest weather conditions. I am looking forward to leading the team with the very best experts who will drive forward sustainable solutions in close collaboration with our customers.”


  • Kongsberg, Norway
  • Kongsberg Maritime