US Airways has appointed Keith A. Bush as Vice
President, Financial Planning and Analysis, and promoted Todd L.
Christy to the position of Vice President, Business Technology.
Bush, 39, will report to Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer Derek Kerr. Christy, 50,
will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
In his new role, Bush will be
responsible for developing and managing the airline’s
capital and operating budgets as well as overseeing
long-range planning, airline profitability, and fleet
Bush joins US Airways from
Northwest Airlines, and has more than 14 years of financial planning
and analysis, and treasury experience. Most recently, he served as
Northwest’s assistant treasurer, with responsibility for financing
activities, balance sheet management, insurance and risk
management and investment banking relationships.
earned his Master of Business Administration, with a concentration
in finance and strategic management, from Case Western Reserve in
Cleveland and his Bachelor of Science in marketing from Butler
University in Indianapolis.
Todd L. Christy previously held the position of managing director,
technology delivery. In his new position as vice president,
business technology, Christy will continue to oversee systems that
support the airline’s employees and will also manage information
technology support for the finance/accounting, human resources,
revenue management, data warehouse, baggage, cargo and online
His business technology team includes
approximately 150 employees who will be responsible for the
development and delivery of technology applications for these
seven critical business functions.
Christy began his
career with US Airways in 2001 as the director, infrastructure and
security with America West Airlines. He brought more than 18 years
of information technology experience to the company, including 11
years with Honeywell International. In 2005, Christy was promoted
to managing director, infrastructure and security, where he played
a significant role in modernizing the infrastructure for US
Airways’ data centers, airports and network. He has played a lead
role in the implementation of the company’s new human resource
management system and next-generation customer website.
Christy earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in
business and economics from Iowa State University.
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