PRACTITIONER EXCHANGE SESSION—Mid-Air Merger of Air France and KLM: Winning the HR Battle
LVCC N109-112
Monday 06/27/2011 07:00 AM - 08:15 AM   Add to calendar
1.25 Global Credit
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Lucas van Wees, VP for HR Commercial and Global at Air France – KLM, will share the journey he experienced going through the merger in 2004 that created the biggest global airline in terms of passenger revenues and the continued ongoing evolution of the company. He will discuss the complex HR management aspects of a merger from an international perspective, underscoring that where cultures are perceived as different, trust is a critical success factor. He will also discuss framing the HR agenda during the M&A process, sharing specific best practices for consolidating and retaining staff, and building leadership.

Howard Wallack, GPHR will host this Practitioner Exchange Session.

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Lucas van Wees, MBA Photo
Lucas van Wees, MBA, vice president,
HR Commercial and Global, Air France – KLM, Amstelveen