Maya Leibman became the Chief Information Officer of American Airlines when it entered Chapter 11. US Airways management took over and she stayed on. She is one of the few legacy American Airlines top executives.
She was just highlighted as part of American's new leadership under CEO Robert Isom, but a decade into her role she is stepping down as Executive Vice President and CIO, though she will remain in the role until a replacement is found.
That is a big loss to the airline, but she is moving across the pond.
On May 27, 2022, American Airlines Group Inc. (“AAG”) and American Airlines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AAG (“AAI” and, together with AAG, the “Company”), announced that Maya Leibman, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, has decided to relocate to the United Kingdom and will transition from her current role effective as of the date the Company appoints her successor. Ms. Leibman will continue in an advisory role with the Company following her successor’s appointment.
American's technology has been stable under Maya's leadership. The airline's customer-facing technology is behind its competitors. You can confirm the upgrade on their website. In merging US Airways and American, they completed the largest data migration in US corporate history.
If there is one area that American seems to excel in, it is managing and executing on large IT projects and not releasing them into the world until they are going to work. American Airlines can manage and migrate data. This was a disaster in other airline mergers, destroying hundreds of millions of dollars in value.
Maya was the President of AAdvantage.
Maya Leibman gave a talk about her role in tech as a way of fostering connections between people.
She was able to write her ticket anywhere in corporate America. She is staying on at the airline in a reduced role. Everyone I have ever heard of about Maya has something to offer.
I wrote that Executive Vice President of People and Communications Elise Eberwein would step down as well after American Airlines announced that Chairman and CEO Doug Parker would become non-executive Chairman on March 31, 2022. That is.
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Suzanne Rubin would be leaving her position as head of the American AAdvantage program. Maya Leibman became the American's Chief Information Officer in December of 2011 and brought stability to a role that had seen several leaders in a short time. The American announced.