Greg Schwendinger has been named President of American Airlines Cargo, a role he will start on 3 October.

He has a strong airline and business background and has more than 15 years of experience at American, holding leading various teams.

Most recently, Schwendinger led the Finance team at AccentCare, a healthcare services provider, during a period of transformation and growth.

Derek Kerr, Vice Chair, Chief Financial Officer and President, American Eagle, says, “Greg brings a unique perspective which will shape our cargo business and its growth potential. We are fortunate to regain his expertise and welcome him as he leads cargo toward greater success.”

Schwendinger will report to Kerr and will have Roger Samways, Vice President Commercial; Sam Mendenhall, Vice President Operations; and Eric Mathieu, Managing Director, Customer Experience reporting to him.