SAS appoints Charlotte Svensson as new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer


SAS  has announced that Charlotte Svensson has been appointed to be new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) as of February 1st  2020.  Charlotte Svensson will succeed Mattias Forsberg who in October announced he is leaving SAS for a new position as CIO at Svenska Handelsbanken.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Charlotte to SAS. At SAS, we constantly strive to innovate and move forward. Charlotte’s  broad experience in creating business value through digital transformation together with her leadership skills will be great assets for us going forward”, says Rickard Gustafson, CEO.

Charlotte has a broad background and experience with different industries. Her recent position as a part of PostNord’s Group Leadership team she was responsible for handling one of the largest transformations within the logistic industry, the mail business, as well as building a new profitable digital revenue stream. Prior to Postnord Charlotte was CIO and CDO at Bonnier News and CTO of Bonnier Group.

“I’m looking forward joining SAS where I will be focusing in creating business value through constant improvement of customer value and creating zero friction for both internal and external IT users. Together with my team we will continue SAS’ digital transformation in order to respond to future needs and becoming a truly digital-first airline”, says Charlotte Svensson.

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