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AMR Corporation And US Airways Announce Board Of Directors For The New American Airlines

Thomas W. Horton  (Age 52). Mr. Horton has served as a director of AMR Corporation and American since 2011. Mr. Horton was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMR and American in November 2011, and also continues to serve as President of AMR and American. Previously, Mr. Horton served as Executive Vice President—Finance and Planning and Chief Financial Officer of AMR and American starting in March 2006 upon returning to American from AT&T. He was named President in July 2010. At AT&T, he served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Horton initially joined American in 1985 and held a range of senior financial positions with American. From 1998 to 2000, he was Vice President responsible for the airline's international  business, based in London. In January 2000, Mr. Horton became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMR. Mr. Horton serves on the board of directors of Qualcomm Incorporated.

W. Douglas Parker (Age 51). Mr. Parker has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of US Airways Group and US Airways since 2005. Mr. Parker also served as President of US Airways Group and US Airways from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Parker served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of America West Holdings Corporation (America West) and America West Airlines, Inc. (AWA) from 2001 to 2007 and served as a director of America West and AWA from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Parker joined AWA as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1995. He was elected President of AWA in 2000 and Chief Operating Officer of AWA in 2000. Mr. Parker served on the board of directors of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation from 2007 until February 2012.

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