Air France appoints new EVP Finance

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood July 8, 2019 12:01

Air France appoints new EVP Finance

Steven Zaat has been appointed executive vice president of finance at Air France.

He will report directly to CEO Anne Rigail and will be a member of the executive committee. 
 
Zaat succeeds Marc Verspyck who left the company.
 
After occupying various financial positions at AKZO Nobel, a company specializing in chemical and pharmaceutical products, Zaat joined KLM in 2000 where he occupied various positions within the engineering and maintenance division and subsequently within alliances and auditing.
 
In 2014, he joined the Air France-KLM group, as vice president finance & control air France-KLM Engineering & Maintenance. 

In 2015, he became Senior Vice President Corporate Control Air France-KLM, in charge of shared financial services, Corporate Control and joint ventures. He was part of the teams involved in negotiating the joint venture between Air France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic.
   
Commenting on the change, Rigail said: “I wish to warmly thank Marc for his personal investment and all that he has accomplished, notably for his part in the economic construction of the Air France-KLM group and I would like to welcome Steven to Air France and its executive committee.”

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood July 8, 2019 12:01