Based at the company’s London head office, Karin will become a member of the Executive Committee and report to Chief Executive, Charles Woodburn.
Karin joins BAE Systems from Schlumberger, the multi-national oil services company, where she was President, Wireline, responsible for leading one of the company’s major international business divisions. Prior to her appointment as President, Wireline, Karin held a number of senior HR, marketing, technology and line management leadership positions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, during a career spanning more than 20 years at the company.
Charles Woodburn, BAE Systems plc Chief Executive, said:
“Karin is highly talented and an exceptional leader, having successfully led international teams in senior HR, functional and line management roles around the world. The breadth and depth of her experience and expertise will make a significant contribution to our business and I am delighted to welcome her to BAE Systems.”
Karin Hoeing commented:
“BAE Systems is a great company, recognised as a leader in its field, with remarkable capabilities and talented people. I am looking forward to joining the team and to playing my part in the next chapter of the company’s growth and development .”