Low-cost airline Norwegian has promoted its chief financial officer Geir Karlsen to deputy chief executive.

Karlsen joined Norwegian as CFO in April 2018, bringing experience from listed companies within the shipping and offshore sector. He has held various CFO positions with firms such as Golden Ocean Group and Songa Offshore.

Prior to joining Norwegian, Karlsen was group CFO at London-based pool and management company Navig8 Group. He holds a degree in business administration from BI Norwegian Business School.

CEO Bjorn Kjos commented: “Geir has during his one-year tenure at Norwegian proven solid leadership skills and boasts trust from colleagues on all levels of the Norwegian Group. I look forward to a continued close, constructive and strategically important cooperation.”


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