Topi Manner will assume the post of CEO at Finnair from January 1, 2019.
Manner will take over from Finnair’s current CEO Pekka Vauramo, who has left the airline to become the CEO of Metso Group. Finnair’s current chief financial officer Pekka Vähähyyppä will act as interim CEO from now until the end of this year.
Manner has had a long career in several management positions at Nordea, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries. Since 2016, he has been a member of Nordea’s Group executive management and held the post of head of personal banking.