Angus Clarke appointed Executive Vice President Strategy of the Air France-KLM group

Angus Clarke has been appointed Executive Vice President Strategy of Air France-KLM. He becomes a member of the Air France-KLM group executive committee and reports directly to Benjamin Smith, Group CEO. His appointment will be effective as of February 1, 2019.

He is responsible for defining and implementing Air France-KLM’s long-term strategy, in coordination with all the Group’s stakeholders, as well as business development opportunities in its different entities.

The Brand Strategy and Customer Insights department will report to Group General Secretary.


Angus Clarke, 44, has 18 years’ experience in the air transport industry. He has developed an expertise in finance and in assessing the performance of companies operating in the air transport sector.   

From 2016 to 2018, he was special advisor to the Air Canada Chief Operating Officer on subjects regarding operational and economic performance. Between 2007 and 2015, Angus Clarke was Managing Director and CEO of Bluepoint Aviation, a mid-life aircraft and engine leasing and financing company. From 2004 to 2006, he was Head of Corporate Strategy at Qantas Airways.

Angus Clarke holds a Master of Science with a specialization in air transport management from Cranfield University in the UK, and a Bachelor of Arts from New South Wales University in Australia. 

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