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Eelco van Asch new Sales Leader for Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo 1 Aug.13

As from August 1st, Mattijs ten Brink, currently SVP Sales & Distribution of Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo will transfer to a new position as Managing Director Transavia, the Dutch based low-cost airline, operating as an independent part of the Air France-KLM group. Mattijs ten Brink has been commercially responsible for Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo. His main focus to increase the customer centricity in the company has resulted in an increased preference of customers. “I have been passionate and fully committed to becoming the most preferred carrier. The closeness of co-operating with and for our customers is the main driver to succeed in this”, Mattijs ten Brink says.

Mattijs ten Brink will be succeeded by Eelco van Asch, who is currently VP Europe for Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo. Eelco has an extensive market knowledge and experience in the air cargo industry and he will ensure continuity in the commercial approach. His commitment to further develop the quality of sales and services will ensure an always improving set of competitive solutions for customers. As SVP Sales & Distribution, Eelco will also be a member of the Joint Management Board of Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo.

Short biography Eelco van Asch

Current position : VP Europe, Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo since 2009

Previous positions

• VP Marketing, Communication & E-Commerce Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo
• Director Fresh Logistics KLM Cargo
• Director Live Animals KLM cargo
• Director Planning & Financial Business Control KLM Cargo

Other activities

• Member of the supervisory board of Cargonaut BV
• Member of the supervisory board of Smartlox BV

Born in 1972 in the Netherlands, Eelco van Asch graduated at the University of Amsterdam (Master in Business Administration) and is a certified management accountant. In 2000, he started his career in KLM Cargo.