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Leo M. VAN WIJK President and CEO at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines


1971 received Masters Degree in Econometrics at Amsterdam University
joined KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, holding various positions in Automation Services
1977 moved to Cargo Division
1979 appointed Manager Cargo Handling
1983 appointed Manager Cargo Marketing and Deputy to the Vice President KLM Marketing
1984 appointed Vice President KLM Marketing
1987 Deputy to the Senior Vice President Commercial Services
1989 Senior Vice President Corporate Development
1991 joined Board of Managing Directors
1997 Chief Operating Officer (COO) as a member of the Board
 August 1997 President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


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