Oslo. 27 August 2018. Ingelin Drøpping is appointed new Executive Vice President for the Space & Surveillance division in Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace is a business area in Kongsberg Gruppen, with more than 2 500 employees, and a revenue of 6.3 BNOK in 2017.

 Drøpping currently holds the position as Vice President Connectivity and Digital Service Portfolio in Panasonic Avionics, and has extensive management experience from various positions in Panasonic Avionics, Seamless AS, Agera Norge AS and Telenor ASA.

Drøpping is a civil engineer from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and holds an Executive MBA from Stockholm School of Economics. Drøpping commences the new position December 1st, and Eirik Tord Jensen will continue as acting Executive Vice President for the division until this date.