Management Team

Management Team


Leif Ottosson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Leif Ottosson has an impressive depth of experience from strategic, financial and operational roles in a variety of industries. He holds a BSc (magna cum laude) in Finance and Mathematics from Northern Arizona University and an MBA from Harvard University. The 12 years prior to Navico he worked as an entrepreneur and successfully built three companies within manufacturing, software and consulting. Prior to that, Leif was a board member and the CFO of a large UK-based metals-and-minerals company and the Head of Finance of Skanska, a major global construction company.


Lucinda Abood

EVP, Head of Service & IT

Jim Brailey Navico

Jim Brailey

EVP, Head of SCM

Edwin Hirdes

Edwin Hirdes

EVP, Chief Commercial Officer, Sales

Jeroen van de Polder Navico

Jeroen van de Polder

Global Head of Finance

Tom Edvardsen Navico

Tom Edvardsen

EVP, Head of R&D

Jonathan Cathey

EVP, Marketing

Shawna Santos Navico

Shawna Santos

PMO & Strategy

john scott navico

John Scott

EVP, Head of Product Management

andrew corbett navico

Andrew Corbett

Chief Technical Officer

Anita Hatherley Navico

Anita Hatherley

SVP Global Logistics

David Pagliari

David Pagliari

EVP, Digital Services