Kongsberg Maritime appoints new leader of finance


Kongsberg Maritime has announced the appointment of Christian Bekkevold Nilsen (pictured) as its new Executive Vice President Finance. He joins the company in October 2023.

“I am very pleased to welcome Christian to Kongsberg Maritime,” says Lisa Edvardsen Haugan, President of Kongsberg Maritime. “Christian brings valuable experience and competence, and we are looking forward to bringing him onboard our executive leadership team.”

Christian Bekkevold Nilsen has spent several years working both in Asia and in other European countries in addition to Norway. He has held leading finance positions in companies like Norconsult, Nord Pool and Alstom, and most recently as CFO in Quantafuel ASA. He holds a Master of Science degree in business from Nord University Business School in Norway.

Bekkevold Nilsen will join Kongsberg Maritime on 9 October 2023, following Per Håvard Siljan Hjukse who has taken over the role as EVP Propulsion and Handling in the same company.