New Appointments at KLM

Mr. F.H. (Daan) Meyer (59), Executive Vice President - Engineering & Maintenance will be retiring from KLM on April 1, 2003. Over the years Mr. Meyer has held a number of positions in Engineering & Maintenance and has also been Director of Operations at Transavia.

January 1, 2003 he will begin the hand over to Mr. A.P.J.M. (Ad) Rutten (51), who is currently Executive Vice President - Ground Services. Mr. Rutten has held this position since 1999. Prior to that he was General Director Benelux at HAYS Logistics and General Manager Airside and Terminal at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Effective January 1, 2003, Mr. F.P. (Frank) de Reij (42) will become Executive Vice President - Ground Services. Mr. de Reij has worked for KLM since 1998 and is currently Senior Vice President - Commercial at KLM Cargo.

His successor is Mr. A.A. (Bram) Gräber (37) who has worked at KLM Cargo for a number of years and is currently Vice President - Business Unit Air Cargo.