Norway’s floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) giant Höegh LNG appointed Håvard Furu as new chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 1, 2019.
The interim CFO, Steffen Føreid, will step down effective March 1, 2019 and will from then continue in his role as chief executive officer and chief financial officer of Höegh LNG Partners, the company said in a statement.
Håvard Furu joins the company from Wikborg Rein law firm where he held the position of CFO. 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.
Höegh LNG recently reported record quarterly figures as the market continued its upward trend during the third quarter, providing opportunities for further expansion supporting the FSRU demand.
Currently is currently in the final selection round for four different long-term FSRU projects.