Robert Isom Biography – Robert Isom Wiki
Robert Isom (Robert D. Isom Jr.) is president of American Airlines Group and American Airlines, its principal subsidiary company. In this role, he oversees American’s operations, planning, marketing, sales, alliances and pricing.
He previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at American after holding those same positions at US Airways. Prior to joining US Airways, he served as chief restructuring officer for GMAC, LLC. and as senior vice president – Ground Operations and Airport Customer Service, vice president – International and vice president – Finance for Northwest Airlines.
Between 1995 and 2000, he was with America West Airlines and held executive roles in Revenue Management, Operations and Finance. He started his career at The Procter & Gamble Company.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.
Robert Isom American Airlines
On Tuesday, December 07, 2021, American Airlines Group Inc. announced Robert Isom, currently president of American, will succeed Doug Parker as chief executive officer of American Airlines on March 31, 2022. Isom also will join the airline’s board of directors on that same date, and Parker will continue to serve as chairman of American’s board.
“I am humbled to serve as CEO of American Airlines,” said Isom. “Over the past several years, our airline and our industry have gone through a period of transformative change. And with change comes opportunity. Today, our more than 130,000 dedicated team members fly more people than any other U.S. airline on the youngest fleet of all the network carriers, and we are positioned to continue to lead the industry as travel rebounds.”
He added: “I want to thank Doug for his partnership over the past two decades. He is a leader and teacher who inspires all around him and leaves an incredible legacy at American and in our industry. Looking ahead, I am deeply honored to be working alongside the best team in the industry and know that we will achieve great things together.”
Lead Independent Director John Cahill said, “The board views succession planning as one of our most important mandates, and today’s announcement represents the culmination of a thoughtful and well-crafted succession planning process. Robert is an excellent team builder who has worked to bring people together throughout his career. He is the right leader to carry American forward into its next period of growth.”
Robert Isom Age
He was born Robert D. Isom Jr. in 1964.
Robert Isom Wife
He is married to Eve Isom.
Robert Isom Family
He and his wife Eve Isom have three children, daughter Lauren Isom and sons Dominque and Anthony Quinn.
Robert Isom Salary
As president of American Airlines Group and American Airlines, Robert Isom received $6,252,152 in total compensation for the fiscal year 2020, according to Salary.com. Total compensation is yearly salary, bonuses, etc. Of this total compensation, $687,139 was received as a salary, $5,516,000 was awarded as stock and $49,013 came from other types of compensation.
Robert Isom Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $25 million.