SAS board yesterday appointed former Axel Johnson AB President and CEO Mats Jansson as the airline group's new president and CEO. SAS Chairman Egil Myklebust called Jansson "a respected leader who for 12 years has been president and CEO of a large number of major companies with Nordic and international operations." Jansson, 54, will take over on Jan. 1, replacing interim president and CEO Gunnar Reitan, who stepped in when Jorgen Lindegaard resigned in May (ATWOnline, May 17).

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