"Strategies for Global Leadership Success."

"Strategies for Global Leadership Success."

The Barry community is invited to join Art Torno, senior vice president for American Airline’s largest international route system – Mexico, Caribbean, and Latin America – for a candid conversation about Strategies for Global Leadership Success at the Executive Leadership Forum.

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Andreas room 111

The Executive Leadership Forum was created to serve as a venue for sharing practical business knowledge. Select leaders from the business community are invited to engage in a dialogue regarding their perspectives on leadership and the everyday challenges they face.

RSVP to business@mail.barry.edu or 305-899-3175. Space is limited.

About the speaker:

Art Torno, who began working at American Airlines in 1979, is the senior vice president for the airline’s Mexico, Caribbean, and Latin America route. In this role, Torno has responsibility for airport operations and broad oversight of American’s strategic initiatives throughout the largest international operation in American’s route system. He also closely partners with the sales, capacity planning, real estate, government affairs and community affairs groups to strengthen promote and advocate for American Airlines in South Florida and throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Torno has held various positions and management roles in the company including vice president for New York and Miami operations. Before being named a corporate officer in November 1996, Torno also served as managing director in Miami, San Juan and was the airline’s manager of passenger services at Los Angeles International Airport as well as general manager at Bakersfield, California, group supervisor at Los Angeles and a supervisor at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways. Together with wholly owned and third-party regional carriers operating as American Eagle and US Airways Express, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54 countries from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. The American Airlines AAdvantage and US Airways Dividend Miles programs allow members to earn miles for travel, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and everyday purchases. Members of both programs can redeem miles for tickets as well as upgrades to First Class and Business Class. In addition, AAdvantage members can redeem miles for vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and retail products. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries.

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