Kongsberg Systems, Inc. Names Ambjor President
Kongsberg Systems, Inc., 10 DeAngelo Drive, Bedford, Mass. 01730, has announced the appointment of Erik Ambjor as president.
Mr. Ambjor succeeds Dr.
Trond Bue, who has recently assumed another p o s i t i o n with Kongsberg Systems' parent company, Kongsberg Vaapenfabrikk of Norway.
Mr. Ambjor has been the president of Norcontrol USA, Inc.
since 1970, and will direct all of KSI's business activities, including the merger of Norcontrol USA, Inc. as the Marine Division of Kongsberg Systems, Inc. The merger coincides with the acquisition of Norcontrol in Norway by Kongsberg Vaapenfabrikk, one of Norway's largest industry firms and the parent company of Kongsberg Systems, Inc. and Norcontrol USA, Inc.
Mr. Ambjor holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and attended a d d i t i o n a l graduate studies in theoretical physics at Stevens Institute of Technology.
Previous to serving at Norcontrol, Mr. Ambjor had many years of engineering and engineering management experience at The Singer Company, Princeton University Forestal Research Center, ITT Federal Laboratories, and Linde Development Laboratories. Mr. Ambjor was chosen because of his background in the areas of c o m p u t e r i z e d drafting systems, flame cutting, and marine automation. Kongsberg Systems, Inc., Data Division is a major supplier of turnkey c o m p u t e r c o n t r o l l ed drafting systems and flame cutting controllers supplying the automotive, aerospace, cartographic, shipbuilding and data processing industries in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Norcontrol USA, Inc. is a leading supplier of computer integrated navigations, vessel dynamic positioning systems, gyrocompasses, a u t o p i l o t s , steering systems, and engine room systems.