Finnair proposes Heinemann as new board chairman

HELSINKI Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:12am EST

HELSINKI Jan 30 (Reuters) - Finnish state-controlled airline Finnair proposed on Wednesday that Klaus W. Heinemann be appointed as its new board chairman.

Heinemann, a former chief executive of AerCap Holdings NV , has been a Finnair board member for a year. The current chairman Harri Sailas had announced previously he would no longer stand as a candidate.

The company is looking for a new CEO after Mika Vehvilainen announced earlier this week he was moving to Cargotec .

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