American Airlines has appointed Steven
Graves as Vice President of Enterprise
Steven succeeds Kendall Lock, who assumes the
role of Vice President of Airline Operations Technology from Todd
Christy, who will retire at the end of the year.
presidents will report to Maya Leibman, American's Executive Vice
President and Chief Information Officer.
American transforms the way we deliver technology, Steven has
demonstrated a strong commitment to delivering results and has
proven himself as an inspirational, hands-on leader,” said Maya.
“I look forward to working in close partnership with Steven to
lead our team, and company, into the future.”
Since he joined
American earlier this year, Steven has led automation efforts that
have significantly reduced turnaround time for the infrastructure
team in his role as Managing Director of Enterprise Infrastructure
Steven has more than 20 years of leadership in banking,
retail and food distribution companies and has led teams to adopt DevOps and Agile methodologies.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in
Business Administration from Franklin University and is a member
of the American Management Association.
In his new role, Steven
will be responsible for IT operations, network, end-user
computing, telecommunications and vendor management.