SAS said Sveneric Persson, currently president and CEO of its Finnish subsidiary Blue1, will take over as VP-Americas based in New York on Sept. 1. He replaces Jorgen Hoe-Knudsen, senior SAS executive in the Americas since 1996, who is retiring. Persson joined the airline in 1970.

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