Robert A. Milton Lead Independent Director; Chair, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Audit Committee; Leadership Development and Compensation Committee
Mr. Milton was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACE Aviation Holdings, Inc. (“ACE”), a holding company for Air Canada and other aviation interests from 2004 until June 2012. He also was the President of ACE from 2004 until 2011. Mr. Milton was the Chairman of Air Canada from 2004 until December 2007. He held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada from August 1999 until December 2004. Mr. Milton is a director of Breeze Aviation Group, Inc., the holding company of Breeze Airways. Mr. Milton was a director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited from May 2019 to May 2022, United Continental Holdings, Inc. from April 2016 to April 2018 and AirAsia Berhad from June 2013 to June 2015. Mr. Milton is a trustee of the Georgia Tech Foundation, a Director (Emeritus) of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and served as Chair of the International Air Transport Association’s Board of Governors from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Milton received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.