Air France-KLM Press Release

The Air France-KLM Board of Directors has approved that the Supervisory Board of KLM, after close consultation with CEO Pieter Elbers, has established that Pieter Elbers will not enter into a third term as CEO & President of KLM.

This enables the Supervisory Board of KLM to start a thorough process for a successor in a timely manner.

Anne-Marie Couderc, Chair of Air France-KLM: “The Air France-KLM Group and its Board of Directors express their gratitude towards Pieter Elbers for his 30+ years of service to KLM and for the transformation he initiated and continues to conduct as CEO & President.”

Benjamin Smith, CEO of Air France-KLM adds “I am grateful for the spirit in which this process has been held. I thank Pieter for his commitment and I know I can count on him and the entire KLM team to ensure a smooth leadership transition with his successor.”





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