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Höegh appoints new CFO

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Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd has announced that Håvard Furu has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of Höegh LNG AS effective 1 March 2019.

According to the statement, the interim CFO, Steffen Føreid, will step down on the same day and will from then continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Höegh LNG Partners LP.

Håvard Furu comes from the position as CFO of law firm Wikborg Rein. Prior to that, he served as CFO in Western Bulk from 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. Furu holds a BSc Economics and Business Administration as well as being a Chartered Accountant from the Norwegian School of Business and Administration (NHH) in Bergen.

The President and CEO of Höegh LNG, Sveinung J.S. Støhle, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Håvard to the Höegh LNG team, as he brings with him very broad financial experience covering all relevant segments of the CFO role in the broader Höegh LNG group.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors and the group executive team, I would like to thank Steffen for his solid and proven contribution as our CFO since 2010 and for his assistance in ensuring a seamless transition as we welcome Håvard on board.”

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