Dutch carrier KLM has announced that Warner Rootliep, who is currently KLM general manager Great Britain & Ireland, will be the next CEO of regional airline KLM Cityhopper.

Rootliep will take up his new role on Oct. 1, succeeding existing KLM Cityhopper chief Boet Kreiken.

Kreiken has been promoted to become KLM EVP-customer experience. He will hold both roles in parallel until Rootliep assumes his new position.

Victoria Moores victoria.moores@penton.com