10 October, 2022

KLM names Maarten Koopmans as new managing director of KLM Cityhopper

Maarten Koopmans
KLM has named, Maarten Koopmans as the new managing director of KLM Cityhopper.  He'll take up the post from 15th November and replaces Warner Rootliep, who becomes Vice President of Internal Audit.

Koopmans joined KLM in 1998. He has held a range of positions during that time, giving him a broad experience of KLM. He is currently Vice President of Component Services at Engineering & Maintenance, where he bears responsibility for KLM's component business, which serves more than 50 airlines.

Maarten Stienen, COO of KLM said "I would like to thank Warner Rootliep for everything he did at KLM Cityhopper. With him at the helm, KLC welcomed its latest Embraer, the E2, to its fleet. I'd also like to welcome Maarten Koopmans to the KLM Operations Team."

Maarten Koopmans said: "I am honoured to be able to continue my career at KLM as Managing Director of KLM Cityhopper. Our KLC colleagues are under immense pressure, especially now we face daily disruptions to operations. This will, of course, receive my full attention. I am also looking forward to working with KLM to take further steps towards more sustainable aviation."