Global marine navigation technology leader C-MAP®, announced today that Sean Fernback has been engaged as Chief Executive Officer of Digital Marine Solutions Holding AS and the C-MAP Group. Fernback will focus on strengthening the product portfolio and developing and implementing the company’s strategic initiatives to further grow the Commercial and Recreational divisions of the business.
Most recently, Fernback was CEO of the open platform locations company, HERE, which he led for two years including managing its divestiture from parent company Nokia. Prior to that, Fernback led engineering and product development for the consumer division at TomTom. Fernback has a strong background in new technology innovation and has held several leadership positions in the field, notably: Chief Technology Officer of Boardbug Ltd, Chief Engineer of Pogo Technology Ltd. and founder and CEO of Motionworks.
“Sean comes to C-MAP with an impressive and very relevant background,” said Hugo Maurstad, chairman of the board, C-Map Group AS. “His past experience demonstrates a natural ability to build and lead technical professionals towards effective product development and facilitate strategic execution of profitable sales initiatives. We are confident Sean will help us capitalize on the C-MAP platform to win the digital battle for recreational and commercial shipping market share."
“C-MAP has demonstrated exceptional development as a brand and has shown it is well positioned for continued expansion. I welcome the opportunity to guide the professional and dedicated C-MAP team to break new ground in product innovation,” said Fernback.