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Asko Saviaho (1941– ) M.Sc. (Econ.) was an expert in public-sector financing and budgeting systems. He worked at the Ministry of Finance for years, handling the Post and Telegraph budget. He became Director-General of the financial administration department at the Post and Telecom, and Director-General at the Post in 1981. Saviaho was sociable and outspoken and an active reformer. He was Finland Post Corporation's Managing Director in 1994–1998 and CEO from 1998 until he retired in 2000.