Paris, Amstelveen, 22nd September, 2008 – Karen Berg has been appointed Vice President Sales in North America for Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M), responsible for the sales development of technical services. She will be based in the AFI KLM E&M Miami sales office.
Ms. Berg began her aviation career in 1986 at Northwest Airlines in successively challenging management positions in Reservations, Sales & Marketing, Ground Services, Information Services and Airline Alliance development.
She joined KLM through its pan-european sales and customer service subsidiary, Cygnific, as the Director of Operations. More recently, Ms. Berg was the director of maintenance and modifications for the KLM fleet.
Ms. Berg holds a bachelor's degree in International Business, and has numerous MBA courses to supplement her extensive aviation experience.
About AFI KLM E&M
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.