Gerard Arpey


Gerard Arpey
  • Residence: United States
  • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer - AFLAC Inc.
  • Director - Georgia Power Co.
  • Director - CIT Group, Inc.
  • Director - Southern Company
  • Director and Member of Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee - Synovus Financial Corp.

Gerard Arpey's Bio

Gerard Arpey is AMR CEO, Chairman, and President, heading up the company that is the umbrella for American Airlines. Gerard Arpey studied at the University of Texas at Austin, attaining his business administration degree as well as an MBA.

Beginning his professional relationship with American Airlines in 1982, Gerard Arpey started with the company as a financial analyst. After this time he held various management positions, eventually working his way up to the position of CFO. After a few years, Gerard Arpey then was appointed to the positions of President and COO of AMR and American Airlines. Then in 2004, he officially became President and CEO of both AMR and American Airlines.

Gerard Arpey In The News

Bankruptcy: A CEO's Moral Stand

New York TimesIt seems that every week we hear of a C.E.O. who earned millions from a golden parachute after demonstrating poor business judgment or cutting thousands of jobs with no financial downside for executives. But on Tuesday, we heard something different....

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AMR CEO's Compensation Rises 11% to $5.2M

BusinessWeekAn Associated Press review shows the CEO of American Airlines' parent company got compensation valued at more than $5.2 million last year, an 11 percent increase over 2009.

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