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Styrk Bekkenes will be CEO of Harding – the world's leading supplier of maritime life-saving equipment

Since new owners took over Schat-Harding and Noreq in June, Styrk Bekkenes, chief executive of Noreq, has been appointed CEO of Harding – a new large joint company for the development and production of life-saving equipment. Harding will have more than 900 employees in 30 different locations worldwide. Its head office will be at Seimsfoss in Kvinnherad.

The new owners, spearheaded by the investmeStyrk Bekkenesnt fund Herkules, wish to further develop the best life-saving equipment from Schat-Harding and Noreq. The goal is to create an even better and more robust equipment manufacturer in a market that demands more and more as regards product quality, service and costs.

'We would like to mention in particular Styrk Bekkenes's in-depth knowledge of the life-saving industry, and his ability to inspire and motivate everyone in the organisation. We believe Bekkenes is the right person to lead the new company and to make the most of the opportunities that will now arise,' says Kristian Eikre, board member of the company and partner in Herkules Capital AS.

To read the full press release, visit the Schat-Harding website

For further information, please contact: Styrk Bekkenes, CEO Harding, Tel.:  +47 40403520, email: styrk@noreq.no

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