Former AMR exec named to Southern Air board
Former American Airlines CEO Crandall picked for cargo carrier Southern Air's board
On Monday January 31, 2011, 8:58 am
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) -- Robert L. Crandall, former chairman and chief executive of American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp., has been named to Southern Air Holdings Inc.' board of directors, the cargo carrier said Monday.
Crandall joined American Airlines in 1973. He became president in 1982, and chairman and CEO in 1985. He left American in 1998.
Crandall is also currently the board chairman of Celestica Inc. and a director of technology provider Aircell.