Posted on: 18 April 2010
ExpressJet Holdings, parent company of ExpressJet Airlines, has named Tom Hanley as president and chief executive officer effective immediately.
Hanley’s previous experience includes various executive positions for a private equity fund, Wexford Capital. Most recently, he led a restructuring of Rhino Energym a $450 million-revenue coal company, based in Lexington, Kentucky.
Hanley’s aviation industry experience includes being director of the United Express network overseeing a network of independent providers operating 2,000 daily departures; vice-president of the US Airways Express division, comprised of four owned and nine independent airlines, operating 2,400 daily departures; president of Republic Airlines, an Embraer 170 operation established as a subsidiary of Republic Airways; and chief executive officer of Shuttle America, then a Saab-340 regional airline operator, owned by Wexford Capital.
"ExpressJet possesses a tremendous reputation for operational excellence and I am thrilled to become a part of the team," remarked Hanley. "I look forward to strengthening our relationships and financial performance while maintaining our operating metrics as an industry leader."