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Mr Pekka Vauramo
Mr PEKKA VAURAMO, President and CEO of Finnair as of 1 June 2013. Pekka Vauramo joined Finnair from Cargotec, a Finnish cargo and load handling company, where he held different management position between 2007 and 2013. Before his transfer to Finnair, Pekka Vauramo was based in Hong Kong since 2010 as COO of the MacGregor Business Area. Between 1985 and 2007 Mr Vauramo worked at Sandvik, a Swedish mining and construction company.
Pekka Vauramo also serves as a member of the Board of Glaston PLC (since 2011) and the Board of Boliden Group (since 2016). During Pekka Vauramo's time, Finnair has completed a major cost saving and restructuring program, preparing the company for a growth phase, which started in 2015.
Finnair was the first European airline to receive the next generation Airbus A350 aircraft in autumn 2015. Since then, Finnair has announced new destinations in Asia, recruited pilots and cabin crew, and is now focused on growing it operations. Finnair taps into the growth of Asia-Europe traffic, offering shortest connections via its Helsinki hub between over 100 European cities and 19 Asian megacities.