HOUSTON, TX – Kongsberg has selected The Christopher Group for their Head of Human Resources Americas search. Leading the Texas search is Founder & CEO, Thomas Christopher, and Managing Partner & COO, Erin Merker.

As a strategic position within the Americas’ leadership team, the Head of Human Resources will partner with the SVP Americas to develop, implement and continuously improve a strategy for HR and talent management within the Americas region.  This person will lead a team of HR professionals in the various countries part of the Americas region focusing on HR practices supporting a high-accountability and high-performance culture with an emphasis on employee empowerment and collaboration.

Kongsberg is a leading global technology corporation delivering mission-critical solutions with extreme performance for customers that operate under extremely challenging conditions. The group has fulfilled demanding customers’ needs and adapted to changing market conditions throughout its proud over 200-year-old history that began in Norway in 1814. Kongsberg has 82 sites in 40 countries around the world.  In 2018, Kongsberg acquired Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, a world leading technology business in maritime operations.

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, and stress-eliminating support services to ensure the very best search experience.