New chief takes the helm at KONGSTEIN

4C Offshore | Tom Russell
By: 18/11/2021 KONGSTEIN
Norwegian technical advisory for Offshore Renewable Infrastructure projects, KONGSTEIN, has appointed Torgeir Nærø as their CEO. Nærø comes from the position as President and CEO of Vitek Group Nordic.

Nærø is a marine engineer with a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Business Administration from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). The new CEO will take up his role from 2 January 2022.

“I am very delighted to take on my new role. KONGSTEIN plays an essential role in enabling the green shift in the energy industry. I am looking forward being part of that journey”,
said Nærø.

“We are extremely pleased that Torgeir Nærø has accepted the position of CEO at KONGSTEIN. He has an extensive international leadership experience from the maritime and offshore industries and has proved his capability to building successful organizations and businesses. We are assured that he will lead the company towards further growth in accordance with our markets and strategy”,
said Chairman of the Board of KONGSTEIN, Thorsten Schütt.

Furthermore, KONGSTEIN has also made additional changes in the organizational structure and the Board of Directors aiming at strengthening the corporate profile and identity of the company. The Board members are Thorsten Schütt (Chairman of the Board), Peter Blauwhoff, Sabine Weth and Jacob Kjærgaard.

“We are thrilled to have founded a multinational and experienced board of directors at KONGSTEIN. The members will bring discussions and decisions that will put KONGSTEIN’s best interest and growth first. They have a diverse and qualified expertise and knowledge that will definitely add value to the company”,
stated Rune Tvedt, departing CEO and co-founder.

The new CEO alongside the board has been tasked to strengthen KONGSTEIN’s presence in the core markets Norway and Germany, and lead the company towards further growth, supporting the clients in sustainably using their resources and enabling the green shift in the energy and maritime industries.