William Douglas Parker is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Currently, Mr. Parker holds the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines Group, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at American Airlines, Inc. (a subsidiary of American Airlines Group, Inc.).
He is also on the board of Vanderbilt University, International Air Transport Association, Airlines for America, Inc. (former Chairman) and SMU-Cox School of Business and Chairman-Governors Board at Airline Passenger Experience Association, Inc.
He previously held the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at US Airways, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of US Airways Group, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at America West Airlines, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at America West Holdings Corp., Vice President-Financial Planning & Analysis at Northwest Airlines Corp. and Chairman for Valley of the Sun United Way.
William Douglas Parker received an undergraduate degree from Albion College and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.