Mar 6, 2020: Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has appointed Gertjan Roelands as senior vice president of sales and distribution where he will be in charge of all global commercial activities, including digital services. He succeeds Christophe Boucher, who has been appointed EVP of Air France Cargo.
Gertjan Roelands (44) has a master’s degree in Business Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He joined KLM in 1999 and gained commercial and operational experience in various managerial positions at KLM, Air France-KLM and its Cargo division.
In his current position, Roelands is responsible for the Area Europe at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, leading the market organisations in Europe. He previously held managerial positions at various Passenger division departments, including Pricing & Revenue Management, Sales at KLM Netherlands and Global Sales at Air France-KLM.
Before joining Cargo in 2015, Roelands was vice president Commercial for Africa & Middle East at Air France-KLM.