Karsa Oy adds aviation security expert to board of directors

Karsa Oy has announced it has added aviation industry expert, Mark Laustra, to its board of directors, the company said.

Laustra is venerated as an authority in the space with more than 25 years of experience heading development and strategy for leading companies like Smiths Detection, Astrophysics, and most recently Analogic where Laustra was instrumental in building a US domestic and international market for checkpoint CT technology to make airline passengers safer than ever before.

Karsa Oy said the addition of Mark Laustra to the board of directors represents a significant advantage for Karsa Oy as it develops and launches products into the civil aviation security market.

Karsa Oy´s commercialising chemical ionisation (CI) technology was originally developed at the University of Helsinki for security application.