Ton Dortmans Appointed Executive Vice President of KLM Engineering & Maintenance

Effective 1 February 2012, Ton Dortmans is appointed Executive Vice President of KLM Engineering & Maintenance.

In his new position he will be responsible for maintenance of the KLM fleet, part of the Air France fleet and all third parties served by Air France and KLM. He will head a team of around 5,500 employees and will report to KLM President & CEO Peter Hartman.

Mr Dortmans is currently SVP Operations at E&M. In recent years, he has served as SVP Operations Control Centre, VP Air Traffic Management and Deputy EVP Flight Operations.

Mr Dortmans will succeed Peter de Swert, who will step down on 1 February 2012.