Kongsberg Digital has appointed Benedicte Willumsen Grieg to the newly created position of vice president strategy. In that role, she will work to support the company’s further growth, with a special focus on strategy projects and operationalization, closely linked to strategic partnerships and acquisitions.
Willumsen Grieg was previously VP business development at Kongsberg Digital’s parent company the Kongsberg Group, where she led and supported acquisition and strategy processes across the group’s business areas. She will take up her new position October 1.
“During my years in the Kongsberg Group, I have worked closely with Kongsberg Digital,” she says. “I strongly believe that technology and software are the future for traditional industry, both to secure new opportunities and to help solve the world’s challenges, especially related to sustainability.:
“Benedicte is a great strategic and commercial addition to Kongsberg Digital, and I am very happy to have her in our management team. Kongsberg Digital is growing rapidly, and we are on an exciting journey. It will be extra valuable for us to have Benedicte on the team in the growth phase we are in”, says Hege Skryseth, President, Kongsberg Digital.
Before joining the Kongsberg Group in 2018, Willumsen Grieg worked as Head of Strategy in Telenor Digital’s Financial Services. She also has several years of experience from the management consulting company Arkwright, and a master’s degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Willumsen Grieg is a board member of Kongsberg Innovation, Grieg Kapital and Grieg Foundation.