APPOINTMENT – Jean-Christophe Lalanne appointed Executive Vice President Information Systems Air France and Air France-KLM Group
On October 1 2012, Jean-Christophe Lalanne took over from Edouard Odier as Executive Vice President Information Systems Air France and Air France-KLM. In this capacity he becomes a member of the Air France-KLM Group Executive Committee.
Edouard Odier is appointed advisor to the Air France Chief Executive Officer, in charge of drafting the information systems convergence plan for the companies comprising the French Regional Hub.
Aged 51, a Telecom Paris engineer and an IAE Paris-Sorbonne graduate, Jean-Christophe Lalanne has devoted his entire career to the world of information technologies.
He has led numerous assignments in the area of information systems architecture and technologies within the Alcatel group, Sema group and subsequently at Ernst & Young consultants. At the time of Ernst & Young?s merger with Cap Gemini in 2000, he occupied several executive functions within Cap Gemini France.
In 2004, he joined Air France-KLM as assistant to the Group?s general manager of information systems. He oversaw IT strategy and contributed to the integration of the Air France and KLM information systems.
Married and father of three children, Jean-Christophe Lalanne regularly gives conferences at institutes of higher education.
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