Paris, Amstelveen, 8 September 2017 - Ian Bartholomew has been appointed as Director of Business Development & Sales at KLM UK Engineering Limited as of 11th September. KLM UK Engineering is a wholly-owned AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specialising in maintenance & training solutions for regional and narrow-body aircraft fleets.

Ian started his aviation career at KLM UK Engineering, holding various positions including the role of Materials Manager. In 2003 Ian joined The Monarch Group as Marketing Sales Manager and went on to become Sales & Marketing Director, Commercial Director & finally to Accountable Manager & Managing Director, with Ian's latest role at Etihad Airways Engineering in the Middle East. Ian has over 30 years of experience in the industry and will be a great asset to KLM UK Engineering.

On learning of his appointment, Ian Bartholomew said: "I am very proud to be returning to KLM UK Engineering Limited as Director of Business Development & Sales. With my previous experience within the Company and with Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd & more recently with Etihad Airways Engineering I will bring knowledge and experience to the business and look forward to working with the team."