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English Español Gasum appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Kai Laitinen (48) will become the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Gasum Management Team.

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Author: PetrolPlaza Correspondent Pablo Plaza

Laitinen will start in his new position on September 16, 2019. He has extensive experience in a variety of financial roles in at Stockmann, Outokumpu and at Finavia. Kai Laitinen will join the Gasum Management Team from Stockmann plc where he has served as CFO since 2017.

"Strong management and leadership of our finance in a constantly changing operating environment plays a key role for our company’s success as we’re taking our strategy forward. Kai’s impressive financial administration and financing competencies combined with his track record with international listed companies will be an excellent complement to Gasum's professional and competent financial team and the Gasum Management Team”, says Gasum CEO, Johanna Lamminen.

Before joining Stockmann, Laitinen served as CFO and management team member at Finavia and in variety of financial management roles at Outokumpu.

Gasum’s previous CFO Lasse Aarnio will have a new role as a Senior Advisor in new Portfolio Management and Trading business unit. “I want to thank Lasse, whose role in developing Gasum's financial management and taking it to a new level has been highly significant,” says Lamminen.

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