Mr den Heijer will take the twin roles of executive vice president of Air France-KLM Cargo and managing director of Martinair.
Mr de Nooijer will move on to the chief executive role at Transavia, a wholly owned subsidiary of KLM and part of the Air France-KLM Group.
Since 1995, Mr den Heijer has held various positions at KLM, Air France-KLM and KLM Cargo. His most recent role was senior vice president pricing and revenue at Air France-KLM, which he started in 2016. In the role he was responsible for the development and implementation of the pricing and revenue management strategies for the Air France-KLM Group.
'I am confident that den Heijer will further expand the quality of the service that de Nooijer and his team put down in Amsterdam and Paris,' KLM chief executive Pieter Elbers commented.
'I am also delighted that de Nooijer will continue to work as a CEO at Transavia within the KLM group. I wish both Marcel and Adriaan every success in their new positions.'
Den Heijer commented 'Air France-KLM Cargo is a global player with a proven track record in delivering innovative solutions and excellent service. I look forward to further developing freight activities for the future together with the Cargo teams.'
Den Heijer holds a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Eindhoven and a Postgraduate Degree Certified Financial Management at Amsterdam University.