EVP & Chief Commercial Officer
Andrew Watterson serves the People of Southwest Airlines as Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer. His Leadership group oversees the carrier’s network planning, revenue management, pricing, marketing, sales, loyalty, customer experience, regional management, and customer relations. Watterson joined Southwest Airlines as Vice President of Network Planning and Performance in October 2013 and was promoted in February 2015 to Senior Vice President Network and Revenue Management.
Prior to his time at Southwest, Watterson served as Vice President of Planning and Revenue Management at Hawaiian Airlines after 12 years as partner with Oliver Wyman in Dallas in the consulting firm’s aviation, aerospace, and defense practice. Watterson spent three years as an
operations management consultant with Ernst & Young in both Atlanta and Paris serving clients across various industries.
Watterson was conferred a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. He served four years in the U.S. Army.