Finnair Hires Banker As New CEO

Airwise | September 04, 2018

Finnair Hires Banker As New CEO
Finnair has appointed Nordea bank’s head of personal banking Topi Manner as its new chief executive, joining the airline on January 1, 2019. Manner will replace current CEO Pekka Vauramo who is leaving to take up the role of chief executive at Finland’s Metso Group. Topic Manner has extensive experience in both private and corporate customer business, and he has played a strong role in the digital transformation and customer service development of his bank,” Finnair chairman Jouko Karvinen said. We believe Topi’s people-centric leadership is an excellent fit for a service company like Finnair, which is all about people, both personnel and customers. Finnair has been transforming fast over the past years, and we continue to advance both our customer experience and our transformation.

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