Stéphane Ormand Named Vice President and General Manager of Air France KLM

Air France-KLM has announced that it has officially appointed Stéphane Ormand to the executive position of vice president and general manager of Air France-KLM USA.

In his new position, Ormand’s responsibilities will include overseeing all Air France and KLM activities within the United States.

Ormand began his career at Air France in 1998 in the revenue management department where he worked as a flight analyst in charge of the Paris-New York route. He continued his career with Air France for the next several years, holding several positions including working as a team leader in Africa and the Middle East, later assuming the title of executive assistant to the executive vice president and becoming the head of strategic planning in the development department. Ormand has a degree in engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and a master’s degree in business administration from the University Paris Sorbonne.

Ormand’s most recent post at the company was as vice president of pricing and revenue management for short and medium haul, which began in 2014. Before assuming this position, Ormand held leadership roles in the digital and e-commerce departments for Air France-KLM.

Marnix Fruitema, senior vice president of Air France-KLM North America, says the company is delighted to welcome Ormand, noting his “breadth of expertise”. He added that Ormand will play a vital role in the company’s strategy to differentiate the “exceptional full-service” delivered by Air France-KLM and its joint venture with Delta.

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