Höegh LNG appoints new CFO
07 December 2018
Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. (Höegh LNG) announced that Mr. Håvard Furu has been appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Höegh LNG AS effective 1 March 2019. The interim CFO, Steffen Føreid, will step down effective 1 March 2019 and will from then continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Höegh LNG Partners LP.
Håvard Furu comes from the position as CFO of law firm Wikborg Rein. Before that he was CFO in Western Bulk in the period 2009 to 2017 and was formerly employed by BW Gas as Assistant Director Strategy and Finance. From 1997 until 2005 he held various positions within auditing with PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Mr. Furu holds a BSc Economics and Business Administration as well as being a Chartered Accountant from the Norwegian School of Business and Administration (NHH) in Bergen.
The President and CEO of Höegh LNG Sveinung J.S. Støhle comments, "We are very pleased to welcome Håvard to the Höegh LNG team, as he brings with him very broad financial experience covering all relevant segments of the CFO role in the broader Höegh LNG group. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the group executive team, I would like to thank Steffen for his solid and proven contribution as our CFO since 2010 and for his assistance in ensuring a seamless transition as we welcome Håvard on board."