SkyTeam names new CEO

Patrick Roux

Global airline alliance SkyTeam named Patrick Roux as its new CEO and Managing Director.

He joins SkyTeam from the Air France-KLM Group, where he spent the last 15 years working at senior levels across roles covering strategic and operational leadership,

He was most recently Senior Vice President Alliances.

In this role he was responsible for overseeing the strategic partnership activities of Air France-KLM, including commercial offerings in different markets through more than 80 joint ventures and codeshare agreements.

“He joins the alliance at an important point in time, and we have absolute confidence that his extensive experience will help us further build the alliance of the futur,” said Walter Cho, SkyTeam Chairman.

Kristin Colvile, outgoing CEO and Managing Director of SkyTeam, returns to Delta Air Lines after a successful four-year term.

source: Travel Mole