Norwegian appoints Hans-Jørgen Wibstad as new CFO

Hans-Jørgen Wibstad

Norwegian Air Shuttle, the Scandinavian low-cost carrier, has announced that effective June 1, 2022, Hans-Jørgen Wibstad will be its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Currently Wibstad is serving as  EVP & CFO at Multiconsult ASA, having accrued more than 20 years’ experience from various CFO and management roles within industry, shipbuilding, shipping and offshore, including CFO in Kongsberg Gruppen. He also has considerable experience in financial markets, including working as a senior corporate banker for several years.

“I am truly excited about this opportunity. Norwegian is a market leading low-cost airline with a strong brand and loyal customer base. As the aviation industry begins to return to normality, I look forward to building on my competence and experience and working with a dynamic and solid leadership team to build a strong Norwegian,” said Wibstad, who holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. He will replace Geir Karlsen, who serves as both CFO and CEO.

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