Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad Yachting, B&G® and C-MAP® brands, has hired its first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer, making sustainability one of its core strategic pillars across its brands, products, operations and production. 

Tara Norton joins Navico as Chief Sustainability Officer from French multinational Engie Impact, where she worked with its corporate and government clients to accelerate their transition to cleaner energy.

“By hiring Tara, Navico is poised to be a leader in the on-going paradigm shift as our industry moves towards more sustainable practices,” said Knut Frostad, CEO of Navico Group.

Norton’s expertise includes driving sustainable procurement and supply chain projects on issues including supply chain traceability and transparency, supplier engagement, climate change, human rights, labour rights, and supply chain finance.

All Navico’s brands have begun integrating sustainability into their plans, while Norton’s global perspective and know-how will create vertically integrated policies across the company. and