US Airways execs to hold top AA spots

By Victoria June 11, 2013 13:56

US Airways execs to hold top AA spots

AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, has officially announced the members of the Board of Directors of the combined company, American Airlines Group.
As previously announced, the Board of Directors will be comprised of twelve members. Thomas Horton, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AMR will serve as Chairman of the combined airline’s Board of Directors through its first annual meeting of shareholders. Doug Parker, chairman and CEO of US Airways Group, will serve as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Parker will assume the position of Chairman of the Board following the conclusion of Mr. Horton’s service.
In addition to Horton and Parker, the Board will be comprised of the following individuals:
• John T. Cahill, Lead Independent Director
• James F. Albaugh
• Jeffrey D. Benjamin
• Michael J. Embler
• Matthew J. Hart
• Alberto Ibarguen
• Richard C. Kraemer
• Denise M. O’Leary
• Ray M. Robinson
• Richard P. Schifter
Scott Kirby will be made President of the newly merged airline. Elise Eberwein: Executive Vice President, People and Communications. Bev Goulet: Chief Integration Officer. Robert Isom: Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of US Airways, Inc. post-close. Steve Johnson: Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs. Derek Kerr: Chief Financial Officer. Maya Leibman: Chief Information Officer. Will Ris: Senior Vice President, Government Affairs.
Kirby, Eberwein, Isom, Johnson and Kerr will join the new American from US Airways. Goulet, Leibman and Ris join from American.
American Eagle president and CEO Dan Garton will step down later this year. A successor will be made prior to his departure.

By Victoria June 11, 2013 13:56
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