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 for American Airlines Group, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of 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.
In his past career Mr. Parker was Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at America West Airlines, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of US Airways, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for US Airways Group, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of America West Holdings Corp., Vice President-Financial Planning & Analysis at Northwest Airlines Corp. and Chairman of Valley of the Sun United Way.
Mr. Parker received an undergraduate degree from Albion College and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.