KLM’s management is in the hands of its Executive Committee (Excom). This consists of the statutory managing directors and executive vice presidents of KLM’s business units. Besides the President and Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer the businesses represented are: Operations, Cargo, Commercial, Engineering & Maintenance, MRN (Marketing, Revenue Management and Network), Inflight Services, Flight Operations, Information Services and Human Resources & Industrial Relations. The statutory managing directors are President and Chief Executive Officer Pieter Elbers , Managing Director Erik Swelheim , and Chief Operations Officer René de Groot .
KLM has an independent Supervisory Board which is responsible for supervising the company and it’s Managing Board. On 23th of April 2014, the Supervisory Board consisted of Hans Smits (chair), Philippe Calavia, Irene Asscher-Vonk, Alice Dautry, Henri Guillaume, Annemieke Roobeek, Remmert Laan, Jean Peyrelevade and Cees 't Hart.
KLM is a Dutch company and is part of AIR FRANCE KLM S.A., as is Air France. The management of AIR FRANCE KLM lies in the hands of the Group Executive Committee (GEC), which focuses on such group related subjects as strategy, finance, commerce, technology, IT, procurement, and fleet development. The GEC has eleven members and sets and monitors AIR FRANCE KLM’s strategic course.