Petri Auno appointed as new Managing Director of Nobina Finland
Petri Auno has been appointed as new Managing Director of Nobina Finland and member of Nobina’s Group management team. Currently he is Senior Vice President of VR Group.
Petri Auno will take up his new duties no later than 18.6.2019. He will replace Tom Ward, who retired at the end of 2018. Jan Bosaeus, Deputy CEO of Nobina AB, is Acting Managing Director until Petri Auno assumes his new position.
“Petri Auno’s appointment as Managing Director of Nobina Finland is highly gratifying. His deep understanding of public transport and his long-standing experience of leadership will be of great value for our Finnish company and for the Group as a whole,” says Magnus Rosén, CEO and President of Nobina.
Petri Auno has worked for almost 20 years in various managerial positions at the Finnish public transport and logistics company VR Group. For the past six years, he has been a member of VR Group’s management team, responsible for locomotives, locomotive drivers and operational train services. VR Group is wholly-owned by the Finnish state and provides public transport and logistics services.
“I am delighted and proud to take over as Managing Director of Nobina Finland. Nobina has a market-leading position in the Nordic region and public transport is essential for the development of society. In this role, I wish to contribute to the continuing development of public transport, together with Nobina Finland’s skilled and dedicated employees,” says Petri Auno.