Vagn Ove Sørensen, M.Sc.


Vagn Ove Sørensen is the Chairman of Air Canada and Scandic Hotels, as well as a non-executive director of Royal Caribbean Cruises. In addition, he is a consultant Senior Adviser to Morgan Stanley, a Senior Industrial Advisor with EQT Partners, and the Chairman of SSP.

Vagn was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Austrian Airlines Group from 2001 to 2006 and held various senior commercial positions and served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer with SAS Scandinavian Airlines System.

He has also served as the Chairman of the Association of European Airlines and as a member of the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association as well as a non-executive director of Lufthansa Cargo AG.

Vagn holds a Master of Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus Business School in Denmark.