AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced the appointment of Derek Kerr to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Kerr brings to the Board extensive executive, finance and accounting expertise having previously served several leadership roles at the American Airlines Group, Inc., most recently as Vice Chair and President of American Eagle. In addition, Mr. Kerr previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Airlines. Mr. Kerr’s appointment is effective November 16, 2023, at which time he will also be appointed to the Audit Committee.
“I am pleased to welcome Derek Kerr to our Board of Directors,” said Douglas Stotlar, AECOM’s chairman of its Board of Directors. “Derek brings a long-tenured professional career at the American Airlines Group, which will provide our Board tremendous insight to our global Professional Services organization and aid our leadership in advancing our strategy to create long-term value for our stakeholders.”
Mr. Kerr originally joined America West Airlines in 1996 and served a variety of financial and operational roles, including through America West’s acquisition by US Airways in 2005 and US Airways’s acquisition of American Airlines in 2013. He also currently serves on Comerica Bank’s Board of Directors. Mr. Kerr graduated from the University of Michigan with a Masters of Business Administration, as well as a Bachelors of Science in Aerospace Engineering.
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