Alexandre de Juniac recommended to become Director General and CEO of IATA
Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Air France-KLM Group, has informed the Group's Board of Directors of the proposal he has received today from the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become the next Director General and CEO of this global organization.
Alexandre de Juniac indicated he would accept the proposal, which is due to be discussed at the IATA General Meeting (1-3 June 2016).
The Air France-KLM Group's Board of Directors has prepared a plan to appoint a successor to Mr. de Juniac given his imminent appointment as the IATA Director General and CEO, from 1 August 2016 at the latest.
The Air France-KLM Board is delighted that these accomplishments have been recognized in the confidence of the IATA Board of Governors' recommendation for Alexandre de Juniac to lead their global association. Alexandre de Juniac will be the first person coming from a French airline to lead IATA.