Air France KLM appoints Managing Director for Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay
Pía Lackman, an executive who has a track record of more than 30 years, will be responsible for the 4 countries
The Air France KLM Group appointed Pía Lackman as General Director for Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay, from August 1, 2021, based in Buenos Aires. Born in Helsinki, Finland, but established in Buenos Aires during her adolescence and early professional career, Pía Lackman has a history of more than 30 years in the tourism and aviation industry, and a solid knowledge of the Argentine commercial aviation market.
“It is a great pleasure for me to return to Argentina, the country where I had the opportunity to graduate from my secondary and university studies, and where I began my career in the Air France KLM group. My priority is to work together with local teams to offer our clients increasingly better services for their trips to Europe and around the world. We will also work to continue promoting Argentina and the region as tourist and business destinations, while developing the local presence of Air France and KLM. As Argentina and the region are strategic markets for the Group, our ambition is to be able to offer more and more travel options for everyone, ”said Pía Lackman.
Lackman began his career at KLM in Argentina in 1994, in the Sales Department. After working in various senior leadership positions for KLM and then Air France KLM in different countries, such as Country Manager KLM Brazil and then Commercial Director Brazil Air France KLM, Country Manager Panama & Central America and Country Manager Chile, which allowed her to develop Extensive experience in Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, Alliances and commercial aviation, now returns to Argentina in the position of General Director Air France KLM.
Pía Lackman will be responsible for continuing to develop Air France KLM's offer of products and services in the region, contributing to the recovery of the local commercial aviation market, the connectivity of Argentina and the development of the country as a tourist and international business destination.