Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
Born in Den Haag, Netherlands, on 24th May 1956. Married, three children. Initially studied law at the University of Leiden, Netherlands, then graduated in economics from the Dutch Scientific Institute for Tourism and Leisure Management. He began his career in 1980 as a Management Trainee with KLM, the Dutch airline. Subsequently he held a number of posts and managerial functions in the commercial sector, both in the Netherlands and abroad. In 2002 he was appointed Executive Vice President Commercial and joined the board of the KLM Group. He was first in charge of European operations and later of the Global Passenger Division. From 2004 he was responsible for amalgamating the Passenger Divisions of Air France and KLM. Until 2007 he was a member of the Alliance Steering Committee of Northwest Airlines and KLM, and Co-Chairman from 2005. In 2007 Paul Gregorowitsch took over as President and CEO of Martinair Holland N.V. and implemented successful restructuring measures to bring the company back into the profit zone. With effect from 1st September 2011 Paul Gregorowitsch took over as Chief Commercial Officer at Air Berlin PLC.