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May 7, 2021updated 10 May 2021 10:22am

Joerg Buchheim starts as new Kongsberg CEO

Joerg Buchheim has taken up his new role as Kongsberg Automotive CEO and president as of 1 May, 2021.

He brings more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience in the automotive supply industry.

Buchheim will be tasked with further strengthening the company's geographical footprint. In his previous positions, he was president and CEO for automotive roof specialist, Inalfa Roof Systems.

He also played a role in profitably growing the Chinese market as Hella president and CEO.

"Joerg is a highly experienced automotive industry leader and the best person to lead Kongsberg Automotive in its next phase of development," said Kongsberg chairman, Firas Abi-Nassif.

"He has a proven track record in structuring, growing and realigning automotive supplier businesses and brings a wealth of experience through his successful prior roles at multinational companies.

"Joerg commands a solid grasp of industry trends, strong strategic vision and in-depth operational know-how."

Norbert Loers and Robert Pigg, Kongsberg Automotive 's co-CEOs ad interim, will return to their previous roles and responsibilities as CFO and SVP, Off-Highway, respectively.

Kongsberg Automotive added it is "well-positioned" to navigate out of the pandemic thanks to a strong order book resulting from successful business wins during the last years.

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