Navico | Knut Frostad

Knut Frostad Sailing with B&G

Navico’s new CEO Knut Frostad shares his views on the shape of the industry to come, from auto docking and increasing levels of automation to why we should be looking to the smart home market, rather than the automotive sector, for inspiration. He says a movement to take the ...

Navico CEO Knut Frostad shares his views on the shape of the industry to come, from auto docking and increasing levels of automation to why we should be looking to the smart home market, rather than the automotive sector, for inspiration.

The appointment of Knut Frostad as president and CEO of Egersund, Norway-based Navico last June raised more than a few eyebrows across the recreational boating industry. While absolutely no one questioned the former Olympian and four-time Volvo Ocean Race finisher’s qualifications to lead the world largest marine electronics conglomerate, many were curious how the respected Norwegian yachtsman would put his own touch on the company following a 10 year span where outgoing CEO Leif Ottosson doubled revenues and implemented substantial improvements to the company’s supply chain and R&D initiatives….

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