Robert Isom


American Airlines Group


Robert Isom is President of American Airlines Group and American Airlines, its principal subsidiary company. In this role, he oversees American’s operations, planning, marketing, sales, alliances and pricing.

Isom previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at American after holding those same positions at US Airways. Prior to joining US Airways, Isom served as chief restructuring officer for GMAC, LLC. and as senior vice president – Ground Operations and Airport Customer Service, vice president – International and vice president – Finance for Northwest Airlines.

Between 1995 and 2000, he was with America West Airlines and held executive roles in Revenue Management, Operations and Finance. Isom started his career at The Procter & Gamble Company.

Isom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.