TULSA, Okla. – Navico, the Norway-based parent company of well-known marine electronic brands including Lowrance and Simrad, has selected Carsten Kipping as its permanent chief financial officer, the company said in a recent release. Kipping had been in the role of interim CFO since March 2008.
“With his impressive financial skill set, natural curiosity to explore topics both on strategic and operational levels and excellent collaboration with all internal and external stakeholders, Carsten has already made outstanding contributions to Navico’s performance during his short tenure,” Navico President and CEO Jens-Thomas Pietralla said in the release.
According to the company, Kipping has 10 years of corporate finance, accounting, general management and consulting experience, including having run his own consulting company as well as acting as CFO and a member of the managing board for Leybold Optics GmbH, among other roles.
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