Torbjørn Wist to leave his position as CFO of SAS AB (publ)
SAS AB (publ) (SAS) today announces that CFO Torbjørn Wist has given notice that he will leave the company in September 2020 to take on the role as CFO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen. SAS has initiated the process of finding his successor and Wist will continue in his current role during his notice period, or until a successor is in place.
- I would like to thank Torbjørn for his contribution over the last few years. Although I regret Torbjørn is leaving I do understand and respect his decision. We will immediately start the process to recruit a new CFO, says Rickard Gustafson.
- This has not been an easy decision given the current market turmoil, but this is a result of a process that started well before Covid-19 became a global issue. Let there be no doubt that my one and only priority in the coming months is to help ensure SAS’ continued role as a critical infrastructure provider in Scandinavia, says Torbjørn Wist.
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SAS press office. +46 8 797 2944
Michel Fischier. VP Investor Relations. +46 70 997 0673
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