Erno Hildén named Executive Vice President and CFO of SAS

Erno Hildén named Executive Vice President and CFO of SAS

Today, SAS has appointed Erno Hildén as Executive Vice President and CFO

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Erno Hildén, comes from Finland and has held several operational leadership positions in the global airline industry. He has worked both as chief financial officer and chief operating officer for Finnair and recently he also held a position as executive vice president for privatization at Saudia Airlines.

“I am very pleased to welcome Erno Hildén to SAS. Erno’s extensive financial experience combined with aviation expertise makes him a valuable addition to SAS top management team. He will play a key role during the current transformation plan, SAS FORWARD, where we are securing a long term financially stable and competitive SAS,” says Anko van der Werff, President & CEO of SAS.

“I am proud and honored to be joining the SAS group. A strong brand with true Scandinavian roots aiming to become a global leader in sustainable aviation is a stimulating environment where I am sure I will be able to contribute. I am excited to be part of SAS FORWARD and am looking forward enabling the changes necessary to secure the long-term success of SAS”, says Erno Hildén.

Erno assumes the role at SAS in April. As previously communicated, the current CFO Magnus Örnberg will leave SAS during the spring but is remaining in his current role to ensure a seamless transition for the new CFO.

SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, with main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, is flying to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. Spurred by a Scandinavian heritage and sustainable values, SAS aims to be the global leader in sustainable aviation. We will reduce total carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2025, by using more sustainable aviation fuel and our modern fleet with fuel-efficient aircraft. In addition to flight operations, SAS offers ground handling services, technical maintenance and air cargo services. SAS is a founder member of the Star Alliance™, and together with its partner airlines offers a wide network worldwide. Learn more at

This is information that SAS AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication by Louise Bergström at 11:30 a.m. CET on 30 March 2022.

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Source: SAS