Finland: Management Decision Neste Appoints New EVP for Renewable Aviation Business
Thorsten Lange will be holding the new Executive Vice President post for Renewable Aviation at Neste Corporation. He will be reporting directly to the President & CEO Peter Vanacker and is expected to join the company in February 2020.
Finland – Thorsten Lange has been appointed as Executive Vice President for Renewable Aviation of Neste Corporation and member of the Neste Executive Committee. He will join Neste in February 2020, at the latest, and will report to President and CEO Peter Vanacker. Thorsten Lange will move to Neste from Lufthansa Group.
“I am happy to have Thorsten Lange lead our new business unit Renewable Aviation, and to strengthen our Executive Committee, which is now complete. With this team we are able to further increase the focus on our target of becoming the global leader in renewable and circular solutions,” says Neste’s President and CEO Peter Vanacker.
“Thorsten is a highly experienced aviation industry leader, and has an outstanding knowhow on the industry, especially in fuels including sustainable aviation fuel, through his career and having served as Chair of the IATA Fuel Committee. He will work at the Amsterdam office, which is also the hub for our Renewable Aviation business unit,” continues Vanacker.
“I am excited about this opportunity to join Neste’s team. Aviation industry is at the crossroads. Use of sustainable aviation fuel will play an important role in supporting the industry’s ongoing efforts in making air transportation fit for the environmental challenges it is facing. I am looking forward to working together with all industry stakeholders in order to enable sustainable growth in both the aviation industry, and Neste’s Renewable Aviation business,” says Thorsten Lange.