The current managing director, Karsten Sævik, has been temporarily employed at the yard and has chosen to seek new challenges.

Chairman of the board of HLE, Vegard Sævik, thanks Karsten Sævik for good achievements during the period he was shipyard director,   

‘Karsten has done a very good job during his time with us, where he has among other things carried out the reorganization of the yard in a structured and satisfactory way. We wish Karsten the best of luck.’

The new shipyard director, Tor Leif Mongstad, has extensive experience in the maritime industry, and has worked in the Havyard system since 2002. Mongstad has previously been head of the yard, and from 2015 – 2019 he was managing director of Norwegian Electric Systems AS. Since 2019, Tor Leif has been SVP Sales in Havyard Group ASA.

 Vegard Sævik, says that it is a pleasure to welcome Tor Leif Mongstad as the new director at the shipyard in Leirvik,

  ‘Tor Leif has considerable expertise in the field, a large network, and has experience of having led the yard before. He also has experience form change processes and knows what is required to achieve the yard’s objectives as a rebuilding and maintenance yard. We are sure that he and his skilled employees will do a good job.

Front page photo: Managing director in HLE, Tor Leif Mongstad. Photo: Siv-Elin Nærø