Jonathan Soesman Appointed Vice President Sales, Southern Europe at Air France Industries KLM

Paris, Amstelveen, 22nd September, 2008 – As of September 2008, Jonathan Soesman has been appointed Vice President Sales, Southern Europe for Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M). He is in charge of sales in Southern Europe, including the United Kingdom and France, and supervises sales teams in Paris and Amsterdam.

Jonathan Soesman started his career at KLM in 1995 as Product Manager for KLM World Business Class. He subsequently became Head of Performance Analysis and in 2001 he took up a position as Director Operations Development for the KLM Operations Control Centre. In 2004 Jonathan Soesman joined KLM Engineering & Maintenance as Director Component Management; in 2007 he became Vice President Sales, USA & Canada AFI KLM E&M.

He holds an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft Technical University and an MBA from Nyenrode Business University in association with the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago.


Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, which joined forces following the AIR FRANCE KLM merger, are world-leading multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) providers with a joint workforce of 15,000, offering comprehensive repair capability, integration expertise, component pool operational support and a powerful logistics network. Together they support more than 900 aircraft and serve upwards of 150 major international airlines.