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American Airlines Appoints Adriane M. Brown to Its Board of Directors
Adriene M. Brown has been elected to American Airlines’ Board of Directors and she will also serve on the company’s Audit and Corporate Governance and Public Responsibility committees.
On Monday (February 22, 2021), American Airlines announced that Adriane M. Brown (62) has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Brown will also serve on American’s Audit and Corporate Governance and Public Responsibility Committees. Adrian Brown currently serves as the managing partner of Seattle-based venture capital firm Flying Fish Partners and serves on the boards of Axon Enterprise, Inc., eBay, Inc., and the Washington Research Foundation/WRF Capital.
In Monday’s announcement, American Airlines’ Chairman and CEO, Doug Parker, said,
“We are thrilled Adriane has agreed to join American’s board. Adriane has extensive board experience in a range of industries, and her expertise in the technology, industrial and ESG sectors will be a welcome addition to our boardroom and a tremendous asset for our company.”
Throughout her career, Adriane Brown has held several senior management positions including President and Chief Operating Officer at Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC President and CEO of Transportation Systems and Vice President and General Manager of two aerospace divisions of Honeywell International, Inc. Ms. Brown started her career with Corning, Inc., eventually holding several senior positions. She also previously served on the boards of Raytheon, Allergan and Harman International Industries. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental health from Old Dominion University and a Master of Science degree in management from MIT.
American Airlines’ purpose is to “care for people on life’s journey.” Shares in the American Airlines Group, Inc., trade on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol AAL and the company’s stock is included in the S&P 500.
Source: American Airlines