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Finnair appoints Cargotec's MacGregor Business CCO as new CEO

5-Apr-2013 11:08 AM

Finnair appointed (04-Apr-2013) Cargotec’s MacGregor Business CCO Pekka Vauramo as the airline’s new CEO effective 01-Jun-2013. Mr Vauramo replaces Mika Vehviläinen who left Finnair in Feb-2013 to join Cargotec as its CEO. Finnair board chairman Klaus Heinemann said, "The board is convinced that Pekka Vauramo and his Finnair leadership team have the competencies to drive through the restructuring and cost savings program Finnair started in 2011, and execute Finnair's ambitious Asian and Nordic expansion plans. Pekka Vauramo has a proven track record of leading businesses in the right direction under difficult conditions, and we are confident that Finnair will be able to reach its strategic targets with Pekka at the helm of the company." [more - original PR] [more - original PR Finnish]