Mayer Brown advised Air France-KLM on the appointment and the remuneration package of the new Group CEO Benjamin Smith, appointed by the Board of directors of Air France-KLM on 16 August 2018.

Ben Smith is a reputed senior airline industry executive at international level who was previously Air Canada’s President Airlines and COO.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Corporate & Securities partners Arnaud Pérès and Caroline Lan, Vincenzo Feldmann, Arnaud Mouton and Alice Declercq.

(Note for outside publications: Ben Smith was represented by Bredin Prat, Sophie Cornette de Saint Cyr and Florence Haas (partners) and Myriam Epelbaum).