Steven Zaat appointed Deputy Director Economics and Finance of Air France as of July 3, 2019.
He will report directly to Anne Rigail and will be a member of the Executive Committee.
He will replace Marc Verspyck who cease to hold office as Deputy Managing Director Finance Economics of Air France on the same date before leaving the company.
After holding various financial positions at Akzo Nobel, a company specializing in chemicals and pharmaceuticals, Steven Zaat joined KLM in 2000 where he held various positions within the Engineering and Maintenance Division and within Alliances and Audit .
In 2014, he joined the Air France-KLM Group, as VP Finance & Control Air France-KLM Engineering & Maintenance.
In 2015, he became Senior Vice President Corporate Control Air France-KLM, in charge of Finance Shared Services, Corporate Control and joint ventures. He was part of the negotiating teams of the joint venture between Air France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic.
Steven Zaat graduated in economics and business from the Erasmus University and a post-graduate as a Certified Controller Controllers Institute of the Vrije University of Amsterdam.
Anne Rigail, Director General of Air France salutes Marc Verspyck for his personal commitment and professionalism during these twenty-eight years at Air France "I sincerely thank Marc for his commitment and achievements, particularly in the construction of the economic component of the Air France-KLM and I want to welcome Steven at Air France and its Executive Committee. "