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Bjørn Kjos would retire within 3 years as Norwegian Chief

Norway’s top manager Bjørn Kjos (72) hopes to be able to perform in the next three years. The airline has started looking for a replacement.

Kjos is has served for 16 years as head of Norwegian Air, which has evolved to become Europe’s fourth largest low-cost carrier after many ups and downs since its inception in 2002.

In a long interview with Nettavisen , the 72-year-old says he is already doing overtime and hopes to be complete his tenure as a Norwegian chief executive within three years.

“You’re not going to sit too long for such a job, and I’ve been sitting for a long time”

He does not want to say anything about who he wants as his successor, and says it’s up to the Norwegian board to find out who will be the new captain of the airline.

That work is already well underway, “said Norwegian chairman Bjørn Kise.

– The board has initiated a process to identify potential followers to Bjørn. We have a plan, “says Kise to Nettavisen.

(© NTB)

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