Air France has appointed Anne Rigail as its new CEO, taking over from Air France-KLM Group CEO Benjamin Smith who temporarily led the French unit following the resignation of Franck Terner in September. Air France’s board of directors approved the appointment Dec.12. Rigail, formerly EVP-customer at Air France, will assume her new role Dec. 17. She joined Air France in 1996 as head of customer services at Paris Orly Airport, before becoming VP-ground operations at Paris Charles de ...

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